December 18, 2012
Inspiration ~ Grand Central Station NYC
I found myself in Midtown the other day. Lots of men in suits, rushing off to their important meetings and business luncheons. This is a place that's been both the bane of my existence, and saving grace as a means for sustenance. Living paycheck to paycheck via my old temp jobs. Flitting from one office to the next... day after day, week after week, month after month.
I've never felt like I fit in in a place like Midtown. An artist in "professional attire." A wolf in sheep's clothing. Though my vintage dresses managed to sneak by as appropriate work wear most of the time :)
I always liked Grand Central, though- the very epicenter of the City's hustle and bustle. People coming and going. People with a purpose. So much energy. Back when I was making my old album "caught light" with Danielle, I would make the two-hour door-to-door trek to Purchase by coming here. I'd sit with my Starbucks coffee, waiting for the train. Thinking about the infinite possibility of things. Being grateful to be alive, and happy to be productive.
Being here the other day reminded me of that. And I still love watching the people out there. Tourists, executives, and temp receptionists alike. People who are making and breaking dreams with the swat of their newspaper. People living their lives. Keeping the City's energy lively.
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