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Thanksgiving 1979

by 09/07/2012
Neighborhood: Featured, Gravesend

Like 5 Google +1 0 Retweet 2 At a Scherma family holiday meal there was usually mayhem. Thirty people including Sadie, chief chef, and Frank and their four sons and their families and friends and Aunt Angie sat around a set of long tables. The youngest kids were placed nearby at a separate table. There […]

Overheated In Gravesend

by 06/20/2011
Neighborhood: Gravesend

Like 10 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It’s hot. We have one air conditioner and one TV. The TV is black-and-white; the air conditioner is in my parents’ bedroom. I usually sleep with my door wide open, letting in a cool breeze from the back door to our attached row house, the access to our […]