Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Last Stale Doughnut

I had to work on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. I’ve done it before, mind you; when I was the day man I would come in at 7am and watch the marching bands get disgorged in front of the building and prepare … Continue reading

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How To Fold Panties

I did the laundry yesterday, I do it every Monday; and as I was folding the clothes I was thinking about today’s blogpost. I have a little list about things I want to write about, but then something will happen … Continue reading

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Another Friday

I remember vividly that it was a Friday, because we were in the auditorium of P.S. 270 on Emerson Pl. in Bedford-Stuyvesant watching cartoons and serials the way we did every Friday. I was nine on November 22, 1963. It … Continue reading

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The Deadline Club

I read an article in Sunday’s Daily news about Jimmy Breslin getting inducted into The Deadline Club, something they do for journalists. It was written by Denis Hamill, son of Peter, another famed and celebrated journalist, another member of the … Continue reading

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Tomato Season

As you all know, or maybe you don’t know, if you are young or not into tomatoes, tomato season is over. When I was a kid, my mom always made salads, and insisted we eat the salad. Her salads were … Continue reading

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Smile

                                                                          Part of my … Continue reading

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I Voted!

  When I was a senior in high school, at the incomparable Brooklyn Tech, our senior class President Mitch Palin was registering kids to vote for the next presidential election. This was going to be the 1972 election, and the … Continue reading

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