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Neighborhood: Featured, Uncategorized
Like 29 Google +1 0 Retweet 2 I was on an evening Metro North train home from the Adirondacks. Catherine and I were taking turns sucking Merlot out of a plastic nozzle attached to a plastic sack. We were each lying down long ways across a row of seats, facing each other, passing the bag […]
Neighborhood: Featured, Staten Island
Like 47 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Wild turkeys roam the grounds of Staten Island University Hospital. When my mother was hospitalized in April 2011 with a respiratory infection, I had the opportunity to observe them in detail. Turkeys stand around a lot, sort of like escaped mental patients who suddenly find themselves free, but […]
Neighborhood: Featured, Murray Hill
Like 24 Google +1 0 Retweet 0 My body fell victim to silence the minute I made impact with the ground that paved the intersection of 39th and 3rd. In the heart of Manhattan, time stood still. The everyday chatter of New York City; the yellow taxis squawking at pedestrians and the orchestra of shoes […]