…I put on this dress and married the guitar player I stayed in New York for.
I’d moved here two years earlier to spend eight months studying the Meisner Technique, a method of actor training that I planned to take back to Atlanta and teach. But I fell in love at first sight with my boss’ brother and, well, so much for that plan.
We got married in an Italian restaurant in Times Square on a Saturday afternoon, surrounded by old friends, new friends, and family members.
Some years passed. I worked a few different jobs; Chuck played gigs and taught lessons.
Then the day came that I asked him to leave New York for me. Continue reading