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Everyone Has a Story
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd
has a B.S. in Psychology and a MEd, with an emphasis on child ...
I'm sitting in the airport terminal with my husband and three kids, all of whom are anxiously awaiting our Disney vacation. We've only had this adventure scheduled for eight months and have been counting down with my phone app. Don't think we weren't happy when we hit single digits.
Secrets Of A Lifelong People Watcher
Rachel Levy Lesser
Author, Founder and Managing Editor Accessories and Memories
I like to people watch. Always have and probably always will. My best people watching happens when there is a lot of sitting around involved -- like in a doctor's office waiting room or at an airport gate (especially when there is a big delay.)
5 Lessons I've Learned From Humans of New York
Teen writer from New York
It's easy to ignore what's going on around you, and to let people and events fade into one gigantic blur. But if you take a moment to observe, to really stop and give people some attention, you could learn a whole lot.
Watching Real Beauty
Laverne H. Bardy
Author, Syndicated Humor Columnist, blogger
The man was gorgeous. I stared shamelessly and smiled as I allowed my fantasies to ramble. His skin was tanned and he had rugged features with a strong, cleft chin and clear, blue eyes. The cut of his expensive three-piece suit accentuated his broad chest and shoulders.
Why I Spent 14 Hours Straight on the NYC Subway
By recording the city's daily nothings I aimed to capture an invisible pulse so easily ignored. In the end I captured much more. Sure, it's nothing more than the daily New York stampede, but it's exactly that monotony that makes it amazing.
People You See at a Coffee Shop
Real Estate Professional, Dog, Lover, World Traveler, New York...
The first date -- They probably met online and are visibly nervous. The one who arrives earlier doesn't know whether or not to order so they skip the line and anxiously check their phone and pretend to be doing something important.
All Morning in a Chelsea Elevator
The real art is right here in the elevator, on the floor, in the record of the passage of time and people, their footprints, drippings, crumbs, spittle, flecks, tracks, stains and movements. When did we begin bubble-wrapping art?
Transcript of My 'Lifetime Achievement Award in Judging Strangers' Acceptance Speech
Male comedy writer
On a more serious note, to the dad from New Jersey smoking a cigar while pushing your daughter in a stroller: Will you be my muse? You pushed me to the next level. After I judged your behavior, I was in the zone. Nobody and nothing was getting passed me.
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