Don’t you hate it when your friends become successful!

Not in this case… Just read the book “Just Kids” by Patti Smith. This recollection of her friendship with Robert Mapplethorpe is all about how these two kids in New York with no money working in book stores, stayed true to their passions. The race to become successful was part of how they lived there lives. We all know that they both are a genius in their craft. I was lucky to hear Patti speak and sing at Barnes and Noble to promote the book. She reads like she sings and sings like she reads. What remains in my head is “Robert would be so happy you all came to this”. Read on…..

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