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THE LONGEST DAY

Friday morning I got up really early in anticipation of going to Central Park that afternoon to see Pope Francis. To those who knew me a lifetime ago, it would have been laughable for me to say I was excited … 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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THE WILD BLUE YONDER

The countdown is on, eleven and a half more hours before our LOT flight to Warsaw takes off from Kennedy. My heart is all aflutter. I haven’t even packed yet, but I did do the last laundry, and I have … 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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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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ESCAPE FROM HIPDOM

Well that was quick, only a week ago I was writing about having to move and the stress and difficulty of finding a new place within our price range, and yesterday Danusia got the email that we’ve been approved to … Continue reading

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LETTING IT ALL GO

In preparation for our move I started sorting through stuff, throwing out things that are useless and preparing to let go of some stuff I’ve been carting around for the last 14 years, when I got divorced. Back then; when … Continue reading

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