Category Archives: New york

CHRISTMAS TREE SAGA

We decided to go for a Charlie brown Christmas tree this year, the current times and our budget being what it is. The past few years we’ve been pretty lucky about price and size, the first tree we had up … Continue reading

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ELECTION DAY

Last Tuesday morning I reported for work at the school on Amsterdam Avenue I was assigned to for the election. This time I knew what to do and found my table and box and set it up in no time. … Continue reading

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NO PHOTOS PLEASE

I always wondered where the people sitting behind the tables at the polling stations on Election Day came from. Yesterday I found out for the first time. I saw an ad on Facebook a couple of weeks ago, Translators wanted … Continue reading

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DUELING GARDENS

DUELING GARDENS As some of you have read before Danusia and I are members of the community garden up the block, the Garden of Hope. There is also the Convent Avenue Garden just up the block at the foot of … Continue reading

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THE DINING CAR

I went to the gym this morning and opted for NY 1 on the TV while I did my quasi-elliptical (no arms on this one) machine for 40 minutes. I usually watch CNN and last week ESPN because they were … Continue reading

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MY LIFE IN THE MOVIES

  Film Forum is running a series called “Ford to City-Drop Dead. N.Y. in the ‘70s.” It’s 44 films so I won’t name them, I’ll just say I’ve seen most of them, and most of them on the big screen … Continue reading

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LONG LINES, DOLPHINS AND A ROGUE WAVE

It’s beach season again and we’ve been to Rockaway twice in a week. The plan Sunday was to catch the 9:30 NYC ferry from Pier 11 at the foot of Wall Street. We were supposed to leave at 8 but … Continue reading

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