Monthly Archives: June 2013

Not Guilty

  I’ve been watching all of this Paula Deen business on TV for the past couple of days, and I wonder what all the hubbub is all about. After all, she is a white Southern woman, and when she was … Continue reading

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The Sanitizing Station

While I was out of work my company installed a “sanitizing station” in the lobby. The polished brass base is nice, it matches the base on the “All Visitors Must Be Announced” sign, but the plastic Purell dispenser and the … Continue reading

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His And Hers Remote Controls

We have a variety of remote controls in our home, for the two TV’s (four controls) for the DVD player, for the CD/USB player, and for the ACs (4). That’s a lot of small plastic candy bars lying around. Then … Continue reading

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The Father’s Day Card

My 25 year old son emailed me last Monday to ask for my address, a sort of frantic, urgent “dad when you get a chance send me your address right away” and that was it. He did say he was … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Delivery

Part of my job is calling people on the phone and telling them they have a delivery. When I worked days, it was usually groceries, now in the evening it’s mostly prepared food. It starts at six, the parade of … Continue reading

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Learning English From Bogie and Bugs

I spoke no English for the first five years of my life. I was born in Mexico, and even though we had moved to NY when I was 2, my mother spoke no English and my father did not speak … Continue reading

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Tattoo Me

I was on the way home from the city yesterday, riding the M train over the Williamsburg bridge and I was looking at all of the people in the seats opposite. A lot of us read books, or newspapers or … Continue reading

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