Monthly Archives: August 2013

Walking Disaster Handyman Blues

As some of you that read this blog know, I lost my handyman position at the building I work at a few months ago, because I couldn’t get some cheap tiles my boss bought to lay down right on an … Continue reading

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Farewell To Dutch

Elmore Leonard died last Tuesday, and since I was on vacation and not watching the nightly news (or the morning news for that matter) I didn’t find out until I saw Maggie Estep’s blogpost about it the next day, and … Continue reading

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Easily Distracted By Aircraft

  When I was 16 I worked at a shoe store, Bloom’s Shoe Gallery on Sixth Ave. just down the block from the Waverley Theater. Three siblings, Sadie, Joe, and Milt Bloom owned it. They were all old, and each … Continue reading

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The Shoe Club For Men

                                                                I’ve always loved shoes, don’t know why or … Continue reading

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The Dad Plant

  Thirteen years ago this September, I put my Dad in a nursing home. He was 90 and had a lot of health issues, and his doctor kept telling me there was no way I could hold a full time … Continue reading

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The Observation Deck

                                                             The other day I was watching The Killing with the … Continue reading

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Suffering Through The Baba Ganoush

                                                                    Last week, a week ago today, actually, … Continue reading

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