Category Archives: Humor

PLUMBING PROBLEMS

A couple of weeks ago my friend Joyce called me about the dripping faucet in her kitchen. I told her that would be no problem, I could take care of it and I’d come over. I’ve fixed dozens of dripping … Continue reading

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PROTEST AND A SHOW

For Valentine’s day Danusia and I were going to a show. The Wooster Group’s production of “The Town Hall Affair,” an irreverent look at Norman Mailer’s raucous 1971 confrontation with leading feminists at New York City’s Town Hall. The event … Continue reading

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SAY HELLO (Gentrification)

  I live in Hamilton Heights. That’s in Harlem, on 152nd Street. My wife and I have lived here for two years, we just signed our third lease, and our rent was bumped up another $75 a month. It could … Continue reading

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ALMOST NORMAL (Not for the squeamish)

The first time I bled was almost two months ago when we spent a weekend at my friend Ezra’s cottage in Rockaway Beach. I’d forgotten my Surgilube™, and inserted the catheter the doctor had told me to use dry. The … Continue reading

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FAHR’N FAHR’N FAHR’N

One thing I didn’t mention in my Maine blog post was that I was able to get behind the wheel of a car for the first time as a licensed driver. When we went out to Enterprise near LaGuardia airport … Continue reading

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THE CALL OF THE CHEESE

A couple of months ago I noticed my Friends Jenny and Ezra had lost some weight. Not that they were over weight, but age tends to thicken us up and Jenny and Ezra are no exception, to those of us … Continue reading

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FRIENDLY RIVER MUSIC

It was in the planning stages for almost two years, our trip to Maine. We were invited almost two years ago by Charles’ mother Charlene to come up and tell stories. More specifically, she wanted Danusia to do her one … Continue reading

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