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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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FAHR’N FAHR’N FAHR’N

One thing I didn’t mention in my Maine blog post was that I was able to get behind the wheel of a car for the first time as a licensed driver. When we went out to Enterprise near LaGuardia airport … Continue reading

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THE CALL OF THE CHEESE

A couple of months ago I noticed my Friends Jenny and Ezra had lost some weight. Not that they were over weight, but age tends to thicken us up and Jenny and Ezra are no exception, to those of us … Continue reading

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GOODNIGHT TO THE GREATEST

Muhammed Ali was magical, riveting, hard to ignore.I read George Vecsey’s piece in the Times this morning and it made me cry. I wanted to call this post Goodnight, Sweet prince; but then I thought people would think I was writing … Continue reading

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THE PRETTY THINGS

  We were invited to the Moth Ball, something that costs most people money but due to the generosity of a well-heeled storyteller Danusia got an email saying there was a seat for her at a table at this year’s … Continue reading

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FEELING NO BERN

  Oh, no, politics again! Well, not really. More like almost apathy. This morning after getting to work late again courtesy of NYC transit (Thanks again!) I was doing my daily get to work ritual of running into the bathroom … Continue reading

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INVASION OF THE SEAT HOGS

  I have to thank my good friend Maureen Rice for the inspiration for today’s blog. She posted a picture of a guy doing some serious man-spreading on what looked like the F train, and it thought, “hey, I’ve got … 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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PERFECT DAY FOR A ROAD TEST

  Today I became a licensed driver for the first time at the age of 61. Today I saw Mr. No smile for the first time. He even shook my hand and patted me on the shoulder when I got … Continue reading

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