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Where I was last night

The contrasts that make Manhattan fascinating arise suddenly, almost secretly, such that one must dig not only to discover them, but also to plumb their depths. Doing so you’ll discover a wealth of history—and some remarkable connections that can span … Continue reading

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I am a godless drifter sailing on the winds of a desperate sea.

This morning brought me memories of my first car, a 1973 Fiat 124 Sport Spider. I had to start writing immediately, because that car…well, I’ll simply say that without that car, I’d have been utterly miserable.

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My Own Private Met

Lately, despite all the heavy-duty stimulation of Manhattan, I’ve been stuck in a quiet corner and not inclined to write.

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The New Prez

This may be pure fantasy, but I’d like to think that a change has come over the man Trump, that he has discovered some humility. It would be very refreshing to have a president who could show his very real … Continue reading

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Shoving Off, and Soon!

…you get to love someone in public and you don’t even know who they are. Continue reading

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Listen Up

Talking with friends over supper, one of us suddenly embarked on the topic of relationships—specifically male/female bonds.

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Round and Round and Round We Go!

Those of you who are following this space know that something’s up, something even higher than the Empire State Building, which I did not visit during my two-month tour of the B-g A—e. 

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A New (York) Man.

You know that feeling, feeling like you have to apologize for being alive? For taking up space in their world? For consuming their oxygen? Like you’re not entitled to it even if you’ve worked hard? New York’s a great place … Continue reading

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How do they keep it running?

Here in NY, unlike where I live in Iowa, there are plenty of places to go to in the mornings—and maybe even more at night. I still go to bed early, like an Iowa farm boy.

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The Deli to End All Delis?

  I like to make my Facebook posts as soon as I can after I conceive them so my story continues its flow.

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