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Neighborhood: All Over, Featured, Financial District, Tribeca, West Village
Like 1 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Friday, September 9, 2011. My friend and neighbor Judy the Therapist and I ponder the upcoming 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks. On that terrible day, Judy and a young couple from my building had just picked up the morning paper at a news […]
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, Prospect Park
Like 16 Google +1 0 Retweet 12 We suspected it was illegal, but we had no choice. At the vet’s office in Park Slope, they told us cat cremation cost $125, and neither my boyfriend nor I had the money. Besides, cremation seemed too formal, too clinical, for Jed. He was always escaping out the […]