Tag Archives: blogging

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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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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LOOKING FOR MAMA

We did out taxes with our accountant last week, on Tuesday. Our accountant lives in Melville, Long Island. This was the second year we went out to his home to do our taxes. Before he had an office in Richmond … Continue reading

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CALL THE WATER DEPARTMENT

Actually I called 311, to report a leak. That was Saturday, after spotting a leak in the street on my way to do the laundry very early in the morning. I like to get there early so I don’t have … Continue reading

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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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HOMECOMING

Last week I went back to the Pratt Institute campus for the first time in a few years. After losing the job I had there in 1977 I didn’t go back until a couple of years ago, in 2013 to … Continue reading

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