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THE TABLE OF THE KINGS

I only saw David Bowie perform once, and that was in September 2003 when he was on the Today Show. I worked at night at the time, and got off of work at 7AM. The morning of the gig instead … Continue reading

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MY PAL SAL

Last week I went to the funeral service for my friend Sal Romano. Sal made it to 90 and hung on for a week or so after before throwing in the towel. He was a kind, funny and talented man, … Continue reading

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I HAVE A PHOTOGRAPH

It’s mother’s day again, and of course it makes me think about my mother. She died in the summer of 1977; it will be 38 years this July. I think of her often, not only on Mother’s day. But sometimes … Continue reading

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I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS

Today is the third anniversary of Beth Young’s death. I wrote this that spring, and just had a look at it for the first time since then. I just thought I’d share it. I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS I … 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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BUSY, BUSY, BUSY

I’m missed Tuesday again this week, for those of you who are paying attention, (or not paying attention) but last week I blew off a second post altogether. At least I’m catching up today, Thursday. And no, I’ve not become … Continue reading

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SENDING PAPA HOME

Before my father died in a nursing home five years ago he would tell me he’d been in Mexico the day before, or the week before, or sometime in the recent past, despite the fact he hadn’t been anywhere but … Continue reading

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