The End of Capitalism

Today we went to the Museum of Capitalism, an exhibition at Parsons School of Design (my alma mater!) It was a great exhibition that asks viewers to imagine a future where capitalism is gone and we’re looking back at artifacts from the past.

In Transit

Today we went to the New York City Transit Museum, a Flying Squad favorite. It is also a favorite of mine because it brings back good memories of when my own kids were little and we basically went to the Transit Museum every weekend!

Discussing Social Justice

We spent an hour and a half in the library in the morning discussing social justice issues that are important to us. I think this was in part due to the show we saw last week on artwork by incarcerated people and partially due to a video conference call I had been on the night

Central Park

Today it was gorgeous outside (despite it being mid-November…), and so, we decided to go to Central Park for the day.

Gone Toilet Bowling

About a year ago, Tuesday Flying Squad decided to go bowling. We decided to go to Shell Lanes, out near Coney Island. During our first set, the ceiling a distance away broke open and a pipe started leaking. It soon became clear by the smell that this was a pipe leaving the bathroom toilets… The

Tattoos for Children

C is the Head Instigator of the United Pranking Association. He is also an eleven year old who attends Friday Flying Squad. I promised him that before the end of the year we would pull off the best prank ever: find a tattoo parlor to give him a fake tattoo and send the photos to

No Place for Youth

I walked out of an orthodontist’s office with my thirteen year old yesterday after our first appointment. As we sat on the subway on the way home I said something along the lines of, “I was trying to place the reason as to why that office visit felt so uncomfortable to me and also clearly