Hi folks—Well, it’s been over a year since I last published a memoir story. Life has a way of intervening. It did for me and I lost my writing mojo. But to paraphrase Patrick Swayze from the Dirty Dancing movie, “Nobody puts Mojo in a corner.” So here is a new story about one of my college experiences with more to follow. I hope you enjoy it.
“In the Heights”
“In the Heights” has dual meaning in my life. One is about sheer fun. The other is a first step on a lifelong journey.
No Hablo Español
Howdy girls and boys. In the previous episode (The Phone Call That Changed My Life) you learned about my NYU acceptance interview. It ended with the Dean saying . . .
The Phone Call That Changed My Life
Mom and dad had their hearts set on my going to college. Me, not so much. I had my heart set on buying a motorcycle and riding across the country.
You’ve Got a Lot Of Brass, Young Man
Our Queens New York High School concert band was once city-wide champion—but that was long before my tenure. Truthfully . . .