Review: The American Soldier – Three Good Lessons

The American Soldier – Three Good Lessons by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Sunday, 7/12/2015) No matter how critical one feels towards war, it is virtually impossible to fault the journeymen soldiers who have to carry…

Memorial Day Wkend Musings

I saw today in the paper that the Jack Shainman Gallery (http://www.jackshainman.com/school/) is presenting the artist El Anatsui, and I got all excited and started to work out when I could get down the gallery…

Review: Ex Machina – When the Top Boss Calls, Do Not Answer!

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the opportunity to spend a week with the “Top Boss” is generally not a very good risk/reward scenario–in any scenario. Given the choice of…

Afterthoughts

Erica from America: Afterthoughts by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 4/22/2015) Note: This is the last essay in the series, “Are You My Mother?” about my trip to Korea to search for…

Golondrinas (Swallows) – When Will These Swallows Be Free To Fly?

Golondrinas (Swallows) – When Will These Swallows Be Free To Fly? by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Monday, 4/20/2015) Golondrinas (Swallows), written and directed by Aminta De Lara and running at La Mama through…

Not Found

9. Not Found by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 4/15/15). For Korean adoptees searching for their birth families, it is more common not to find than to find. According to my…

Review: It Never Hurts to Dream – Where Women Are Kings

  It Never Hurts to Dream – Where Women Are Kings by Erica L. Moffett (first published on www.womanaroundtown.com on Saturday, 4/11/2015.) Where Woman Are Kings is such a deliciously nostalgic title it is hard not to think…

What About Sally?

  8. What About Sally? by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 4/8/15) I am no longer in contact with Sally. I am very, very sorry about that because she did so…

“I Can Feel Your Sadness”

  7. Seoul – “I Can Feel Your Sadness” by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 4/2/15)  My trip was coming to an end. I had started in Seoul, sat in Tapgol Park, traveled…

On The Wisdom of Base Jumping…

Base Jumping Off Of One World Trade Center Well, it’s certainly nothing like swimming the English Channel she said with absolutely no hint of irony and not a shadow of humor. “Who would want to…