Posts by Carrie Mills

Feb 2023 Kvetch in the City

Even though you didn’t ask for it, I thought I’d give some Kvetch in the City sage advice.

If you’re married, stay married. Even if you can’t stand your spouse, take it from me, please do yourself a favor and stay married. Even if you’ve both gained 30 pounds and don’t talk an…

Kvetch in the City-January 2023

New Year’s Day.

Being one to revel in the festivities of secular holidays, specifically New Year’s Day, I tend to buy into the optimism of new beginnings and the idea of a new start. I mean, who doesn’t like a new start. I pretty much feel that way every morning when I wake up. A ne…

Kvetch in the City- December 2022

“Ohhh, I wanna dance with somebody, with somebody who loves me.” Whitney Houston

I love to dance. Back in the day, home alone, I’d crank up the volume and get to it. It’s funny/not funny to me how the things I love to do the most are the things I seem to do the least.

Now that I…

Kvetch In the City - November

Swipe right. That’s right. I’m swiping right. And not on some stranger in the ether.

I’m swiping right on gratitude, giving thanks, and living life to the fullest.

That’s right. You heard right.

Okay…enough with the rights already…you get it.

Since my mid to late fifties, it…

Kvetch In the City October

Remember when you’d return to school, and teachers would have you write a page about your summer vacation? Although a month overdue, I thought it might be cathartic to put my summer vacation in writing. I’m still trying to make sense of it since it turned out to be the kind of vacation i…

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Kvetch in the City

By Carrie Mills

 

My new favorite initials…WJH.

What Just Happened.

I feel like my whole life, and life in general these days can be summarized in those three little words.

Along those lines…stay with me here...I discovered a long time ago, that I am inclined to…

Kvetch in the City August 2022

Who needs all those streaming services when we’ve got a real-life drama series to watch every day, “As the World Burns,” a new global series presented by a man and planet earth? It’s ongoing. Until it’s not.  

On more days than not, on every level, it feels like the world …

Kvetch in the City- July 2022

“Always wear clean underwear in case you are ever in an accident.” – Marion Horowitz (My Mother)

Yesterday I went to drop off some of my new jewelry designs at a beautiful, high-end lingerie shop that sells my work. “Darlin’” is the name of the boutique in the hip, exploding a…

Kvetch in the City – June 2022

Last night I watched an exciting video conference unveiling the first photograph of the Milky Way’s black hole that resides in our galaxy. This was apparently very big news, finally capturing a photo of the enormous and mysterious black hole that could lead to discoveries and possible a…

April 2022 Kvetch in the City

 

 

 

 

 

 

History tends to repeat itself unless the lesson is learned. Whenever I visit Manhattan, I get back on the dating apps and feel a tinge more hopeful (oops…lesson not learned.) Because I feel “home” and a feeling of being in my element, it’s an easy fool. Th…

Kvetch in the City March 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I need to clear something up. I’m fine. Apparently, there was some voiced concern from my last column that I was not doing okay. I was writing my truth last month of traditionally feeling a bit blue during the months of January and February. It seems to h…

Kvetch in the City February 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While I was greatly relieved to make note of the fact that the days are once again starting to grow longer, I still found myself having a bit of a dark day recently. At first, I tossed it off to the fact that the Golden Globes was not being televised this…

Kvetch in the City December 2021

I went to Target thinking I might find a menorah to bring to my son since I am going to visit him for Chanukah this year and thought it would be nice for him to have his own Menorah for his new place in Manhattan.  

When I turned down the aisle towards the section that holds holiday …

Kvetch in the City October 2021

On my most recent trip to NYC I found myself daily indulging in a big way in Italian food and vegan ice cream…in ways that seemed comparable to Robert DeNiro preparing for his 60lb weight gain role in Raging Bull. While tripping out on the endless selection of fine NYC restaurants woul…

September 2021 Kvetch in the City

I recently happened upon an article that busted the myth that we only use 10% of our brains.

I’m glad to know that, since while it always gave me hope that if I was truly only using 10% of my brain, there remained some redeeming discoveries still left for me to happen upon, it also made m…