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RAINING ON MY HEAD

I awoke this morning to the sound of raindrops pattering on the bedroom air conditioner. The patter was punctuated by distant rumbles of thunder. The bedroom was still pretty dark at almost 8, which is why I hadn’t woken up … Continue reading

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GOODBYE TO EDEN

It’s summer again, and I was called (emailed, actually) by my old people to come and clean up the garden one last time. My old people are Elly and Eddie, the sweetest people you’d every want to know. This is … Continue reading

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THE HAIR WE LOST IN THE SHOWER

I was going to write about the many hair salons and barbershops in my neighborhood, Hamilton Heights. There are more hair salons and barbershops in this neighborhood than there are bars on Avenue A. But speaking of hair, when I … Continue reading

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THE REAL DEAL

    The big discussion at lunch where I work yesterday was the coming storm. Everyone wondered if it was going to be as bad as predicted. “Nah,” I said. “They always make a big deal about it, and it … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE FOR FOLDING TABLE SUPREMACY

    Yesterday was laundry day for me, and I planned accordingly; leaving our apartment at just a few minutes past 7AM to beat the crowd. I usually go on Saturdays, but I couldn’t get it together to get out … Continue reading

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A YEAR AND A DAY

It’s actually been a year and a little over a month since we moved up here to Hamilton Heights from Brooklyn. I have to say it’s been quite a year for the both of us as far as growth, learning … Continue reading

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HAVE PUMP, WILL TRAVEL

When we moved here to Harlem last year Danusia bought a bike right away. It was a used ten-speed, probably 40 or so years old that she bought from a bike shop on Amsterdam Avenue up a ways in Washington … Continue reading

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