How to Get Through Your First Spartan Race: a Memo to Women

 

When I got to the Spartan race in Tuxedo Ridge, NY and saw little kids completing the warm- up obstacles like it was everyday playground activities, I thought it was going to be a piece of cake. So I tried my hand at the warm-ups and failed. Miserably. Then, I knew, I was in for it.

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Seis del Sur: The new Bronx tale

When the lives of two or more people are entwined, unbeknownst to them, it always makes for a beautiful story. This portmanteau started in the 1970s with a group of young Bronx photographers who captured the essence of their neighborhoods, sometimes filming the same places at different times, without knowing the other existed.

Fast-forward to present day NYC and these photographers are masters of their craft. Seeing each other in passing while covering or speaking at events, they never thought to compare their works or collaborate, until now.
Seis del Sur, is a story within a story: a collection of stunning photographs all taken within the South Bronx by six young up-and-comers. Individually, their pictures is worth a thousand words, but together, they speak volumes.

I was honored to film the opening exhibit which aired on a local station in the Bronx.

The Sands of Time

The law of attraction to positive thoughts and serenity took a backseat to Murphy’s Law. You know, that saying: “Anything that can go wrong, will…?”

That summed up last week for me in a nutshell; seven days of wth’s, “are you serious?” “this can’t be happening,” and other euphemisms. No one could have foreseen the series of unfortunate events that took place.  Read more of this post

New Orleans…New Beginnings

Jazz statue and painting

Just when you think you’ve seen it all… you’ll know differently, after a trip to Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

I saw and did things I never thought possible. ( No, I did not flash anyone for beads, but wouldn’t that be funny?! )  -_- For me, it became more than a business trip. Little did I know, it would lead me to the first green light on my road to self discovery.  Read more of this post

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