Staten Island Hurricane Cleanup

I was born and raised on Staten Island, NY. The island was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. My house received minimal damage in the storm. My family is doing well. Yesterday, my sister, friends, and I volunteered at New Dorp Beach cleaning up debris and belongings of those who lost everything in Hurricane Sandy. This […]

My Fourth of July

I woke up late at 10:45am. I walked downstairs. My 11-year-old dog Christy stared at me with inviting eyes. I hand-on-hipped talked to my sister on the phone. She conveyed to me that she needed to be picked up from the 11:20am Express bus from Manhattan to Staten Island. I picked out a chocolate granola […]

18 Thoughts on 1/19/12

My name is Becky. I am 24 years old. I am a Production Assistant at a television company. 18 Things and Thoughts That Happened Today:  1) I keep coughing. I am on day three of a cold. The way I get through work is by pretending I feel perfectly healthy and living in denial. 2) I […]