Tag Archives: arrogance

PRIVILEGE

When Sean Penn announced the best picture Oscar by saying, “Who gave this son-of-a-bitch his green card,” my instant reaction was one of revulsion. But of course, it had more to do with the things I have heard directed at … Continue reading

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FIFTY SHADES OF BROWN

I ride the Bx 6 bus a lot, being a freelance handyman. I go to the Home Depot at the Bronx Terminal market, just across the Harlem River. I get on the Bx 6 on Amsterdam and 155th Street; take … Continue reading

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HEAR THE WIND BLOW

I finally get a free Saturday today, so I can write a blog post. I was wondering what to write about, and since I haven’t done any work since I last posted, I can’t write about my latest project. I … Continue reading

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SMILE ON YOUR BROTHER

The news from France this week was as shocking as it was sad to hear. What is sadder and more shocking was the reason given for the slaughter. In my experience, I have learned that as human beings we are … Continue reading

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The Pecking Order

Yesterday morning on my way to do the laundry I encountered the usual bunch of women and their children waiting for the Children’s dental Center next door to open. They line up according to who gets there first, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Back To Work

So as many of you know, I entered limbo six weeks ago, almost to the day. Six weeks where I could not collect unemployment, since I had not been terminated, six weeks where I could not plan for the future, … Continue reading

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