Monthly Archives: May 2014

TO FLIP OR NOT TO FLOP

  Sometime during the winter my favorite Havaianas flip flops broke, the thong on one of them wore through at the bottom and just pulled off one day and I had to throw them away. I have others, but can … Continue reading

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WHEN IN DOUBT, CLEAN THE HOUSE

  Yesterday was Memorial Day and we had vague plans about going to the park for a picnic or maybe seeing a movie. Danusia wanted to go to the beach, to Coney Island, but I hate the beach, so I … Continue reading

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ENOUGH OF THAT

  I finally got my severance check last week, on the 16th. I got the call from my union rep, Donavan, that he’d received the check and to come to the union offices to pick it up. I picked it … Continue reading

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HAPPY FLEET WEEK!

    Tomorrow is the first day of Fleet Week 2014 in NYC, and the first Fleet Week in two years. WELCOME BACK SAILORS! The first Fleet week I ever went to was in 1990, and I got to visit … Continue reading

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THEM!

  As soon as it started getting warm six or so weeks ago we started seeing our old friends, the ants. I don’t know why they don’t come around in the winter, maybe they hibernate or something. But as soon … Continue reading

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SANTA FE TRAIL

  I’ve been spending a lot of time looking through old photos, now that I’ve got the time to do it, and I’ve been scanning them into my computer. I found these, the ones I’m posting today, and they are … Continue reading

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A MOTHER’S DAY THING

    I did some work for a friend in Crown Heights today, and riding the bus back from St. Marks Avenue I saw an interesting thing. Somewhere right before Fulton Street a very pretty late-middle aged woman got on … Continue reading

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