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BACK TO WORK

    Exactly four years ago this month I was suspended from the job I’d held for seventeen years. It was actually three different jobs, porter, doorman, handyman then doorman again but all at the same place, 144 West 86th … 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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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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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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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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ADVENTURES IN HANDYMANING

I got a text from a friend last week asking me if I could fix her toilet, which had broken. She sent me a couple of pictures and I knew right away how to fix it. I texted her back … Continue reading

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THE MEXICAN GARDENER PART II

  Last week I got a call from the woman whose garden I’d worked on last month, when I was there last as I was leaving she asked if I could do some indoor handyman work as well, hang some … Continue reading

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