Tag Archives: do-it-yourself

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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THE HAIR WE LOST IN THE SHOWER

I was going to write about the many hair salons and barbershops in my neighborhood, Hamilton Heights. There are more hair salons and barbershops in this neighborhood than there are bars on Avenue A. But speaking of hair, when I … Continue reading

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HAVE PUMP, WILL TRAVEL

When we moved here to Harlem last year Danusia bought a bike right away. It was a used ten-speed, probably 40 or so years old that she bought from a bike shop on Amsterdam Avenue up a ways in Washington … Continue reading

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INSTALLING THEMES

This weekend I did back to back bathroom sink/vanity installations, one for a friend from my writing class and one for the girlfriend of a friend of my writing teacher’s. Thank god for a friend of a friend, huh? I’ve … Continue reading

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