Monthly Archives: July 2014

THE THRILL OF IT ALL

Yesterday morning I went to my very first Taskrabbit gig. I had been hired right off the bat by a young woman whose profile said: “first time using Taskrabbit.” So she was a first timer, I was a first timer. … Continue reading

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BLACKOUT!

  37 years ago today I was living in a place called Francine Towers on Washington Avenue in Brooklyn. I was working at the Audio-Visual Department at Pratt Institute just blocks away, and living with my first live-in girlfriend Anna. … Continue reading

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THEY’RRRE BACK!

My friends the Amish farmers are back at our local Greenmarket on Cook Street. I’ve been anticipating their arrival for a month now, actually more than eight months, since they left the last week of November. Their produce is the … Continue reading

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ALL FOR THE LOVE

  On Mondays the lovely Danusia goes to some kind of spiritual workshop at the West Side Y on 63rd Street. I went once, there’s an early blog post about it if you care to look, and you can understand … Continue reading

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THE BIG BANG

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    Last night we went to a fourth of July party at our friend Jennifer’s place in Sunset Park. The emailed invitations promised “good food” (some Mexican) and a fireworks display on the street in front of her home. … Continue reading

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MESSAGE TO RUDY

There was an article in yesterday’s New York Times by Michael Powell about how the infamous Kenmore Hotel on East 23rd Street was cleared out of undesirables with the help of a confidential informant. The guy’s name is Earl Robert … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT DRUMMERS

                                            I was walking up Broadway yesterday, headed to the green market in Union Square from a shopping trip … Continue reading

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