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NICE SHOES, J.B.

In the winter of 1981-82 I dated a girl named Tegan, who had a sister named Sian. They talked to each other every day, and sometimes I was present. Somewhere in those daily conversations one would inevitably ask the other, … Continue reading

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PILGRIMAGE

  I wanted to ride the new subway the day it opened. I wanted to ride on that noon Q train that would leave from 96th street heading south for the first time. I also don’t want to pay rent … Continue reading

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FRIENDLY RIVER MUSIC

It was in the planning stages for almost two years, our trip to Maine. We were invited almost two years ago by Charles’ mother Charlene to come up and tell stories. More specifically, she wanted Danusia to do her one … Continue reading

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THE PRETTY THINGS

  We were invited to the Moth Ball, something that costs most people money but due to the generosity of a well-heeled storyteller Danusia got an email saying there was a seat for her at a table at this year’s … Continue reading

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REASONS TO BE GRATEFUL PART II

      I wanted to write this on Thursday, but I was busy getting ready for our small family Thanksgiving gathering. Then I was busy eating and chatting with our guests, Danusia’s niece Kasia and her husband Charles, and … Continue reading

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THE ENDLESS ROLL

We were running low on toilet paper last Sunday, but since I was going to Whole Foods I bought the 365-day 100% recycled paper four-pack instead of our regular Scott toilet paper. It made me feel more eco-responsible, and besides, … 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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