Tag Archives: New york

CHRISTMAS TREE SAGA

We decided to go for a Charlie brown Christmas tree this year, the current times and our budget being what it is. The past few years we’ve been pretty lucky about price and size, the first tree we had up … Continue reading

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ELECTION DAY

Last Tuesday morning I reported for work at the school on Amsterdam Avenue I was assigned to for the election. This time I knew what to do and found my table and box and set it up in no time. … Continue reading

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MY LIFE IN THE MOVIES

  Film Forum is running a series called “Ford to City-Drop Dead. N.Y. in the ‘70s.” It’s 44 films so I won’t name them, I’ll just say I’ve seen most of them, and most of them on the big screen … Continue reading

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LONG LINES, DOLPHINS AND A ROGUE WAVE

It’s beach season again and we’ve been to Rockaway twice in a week. The plan Sunday was to catch the 9:30 NYC ferry from Pier 11 at the foot of Wall Street. We were supposed to leave at 8 but … 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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MAN BUN WITH BEARD

I love my new neighborhood. Well, maybe not so new, in September we’ll be signing our second lease; but it still feels new and different. It’s very green. The other day I was walking to the subway to go to … Continue reading

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6 MILES, 3 BUSSES, 75 MINUTES

It says on Google maps that it should take 40 minutes on the M 101 bus to travel the six miles from the corner of East 79th Street to the bus stop on the corner of our block on West … Continue reading

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