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AIR CONDITIONING

A couple of weeks ago I did a job for a fairly famous young photographer who lives and works in a studio downtown. I knew he was a photographer and had heard he was well known, but to me he … Continue reading

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HUNTING THE FLEA

Only in New York can you go from hunting the whale to hunting the flea in a week. Actually, the flea hunt started some time ago, if you read this blog you’ll know about it, if you don’t here’s a … Continue reading

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ACROSS THE RIVER

Last week we went to a barbecue at the home of a couple we are friends with in Long Island City. The building they live in has a sort of rooftop patio on the 32nd floor. It’s actually not the … Continue reading

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IS THIS THING REALLY NECESSARY?

Saturday night I got a call from Segundo the super. He asked me if I wanted to work Sunday. It was a slim past two weeks work-wise, so I said yes. At least it was Sunday and he would be … Continue reading

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SHOPPING CART CITY

I dropped off my laundry and went shopping at Fairway today, chores I haven’t been able to keep up with the past few weeks with all the work I’ve had. I used my trusty Whole Foods soft shopping cart. These … Continue reading

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SUDDENLY, LAST YEAR

Yesterday I went out to the Rockaways for the first time since we put my dad’s ashes in the Atlantic. I went out there to do a couple of repairs in a friend’s bathroom. The trip took almost an hour … Continue reading

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BOOKENDS

The job was a lot more than about books, it was about going through the remains of someone else’s life, but I’m going to keep it to the books as much as possible. The guy in charge wanted Danusia to … Continue reading

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