Luisa Opalesky

What is your name and where are you currently?  
Luisa (lil leaf) Opalesky currently on Mott Street in New York
Are you where you normally live?
Mott Street
What are you currently reading?
Barry Gifford's New York book of poems from 1960, Miles, The Autobiography, and Another Bullshit Night in Suck CIty by Nick Flynn
What are you currently watching?
The Last Dance, New York films from the 60's and 70's, and Master Class (finishing Werner Herzog's)
What are you currently listening to?
The Cranberries - Everybody Else is Doing it, So Why Can't We, Fiona Apple everything, Kind of Blue at 10pm, and Gary Numan
What have you been eating the most? Do you have a recipe to share?
Pineapple everyday, whether it's cut up cold or cooked into a brown fried rice black pepper garlic veggie medley, it's by far my favorite food and reminds me of my mom. Also been making my own lavender honey syrup for almond milk lattes.
How are you moving your body/exercising?
Dancing 3 hours a day, there's this great black swan workout i've been hooked on with Mary Helen Bowers from the New York City Ballet, she annihilates my body
If you’re buying anything, what is it?
Polaroid film, Bob Fosse DVDs, and tights
What’s one new thing you started doing big or small since this all happened? (Like a new skill/a hobby or even habit)
Been day dreaming and writing notes with every phone call I have, my dad has the best lines and ideas, so i'm constantly in home stenographer mode
Tell me about your evening routine! And your morning one too!
Morning: Lavender Latte on fire escape, stretch, manhattan bridge run depending on weather, scan polaroid film
Evening: Daydream on the roof with the sunset, romantic phone call, cook dinner, look up rare Dennis Rodman youtube videos
What’s one way big or small that you’ve been helping others?
Delivering care packages with love notes on my bicycle, dancing for neighbors, being a better listener on the phone, agreeing to facetiming
Do you know of any good charities or causes people could donate to?
Tipping more at open local businesses and venmo'ing anyone who needs a little extra help is very quick and classy
What keeps you sane?
Waking up to warm sun, talking to my Dad, hiking with Dick the Dog, knowing David Lynch is still alive, writing about sex, singing, dancing, and my therapist phone call every Thursday
What one thing can’t you wait to do?
Makeout at the movies
Who has been the most interesting/unexpected person you’ve spoken with since this started?
My dear friend and stunning set designer Marla Weinhoff who currently did all the sets on HBO's "We're Here"
What’s one thing you’re grateful for?
A hand written love letter mailed.
Anything else to share?
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