Tag: New York

One Night in New York

One Night in New York

I have a love/hate relationship with New York City.  I love the city itself, but I hate the reason that I’ve been able to spend so much time here over the last 3 years (another story, another time).  Still, on those occasions when I can just relax and take in the city, I find myself enthralled.  It’s a place unlike anywhere else I’ve ever been and it speaks to the part of me that wants to be at the center of things.  Those moments when I can just soak in the vitality of the city – they’re fun.  This week was one of those times.

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My first Broadway show

My first Broadway show

Nineteen years ago I had the chance to see a musical on Broadway for the first time.  (I know – It would sound much better if I could say it was twenty years ago.  Twenty is such a nice round number – but it was, in fact, nineteen years ago, and I don’t feel like waiting an entire year to write this, just so it has a nice clichéd opening.  But I digress.)  As I was saying – nineteen years ago I had the chance to see a musical on Broadway for the first time.  Not only was it great show, I also learned a few things along the way:  I really can do anything I set my mind to, young love is almost always misguided, and my father has a serious deficiency when it came to hotel nicknames.

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