Category Archives: How we live

Danny’s 2009 Giving Season List

(Dateline Sol 3.)  As Christmas shopping moves into full swing and with the anniversary of my birth coming up, the question of what to buy me for a present that would “wow me” came up earlier this week.  In a … Continue reading

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Annual Evergreen Sacrifice Begins in NYC

Dateline New York City.  Christmas preparations are underway on Broadway in New York City as the annual sacrificing of the evergreen trees ramps up.  An ancient pagan tradition going back millennia as part of the annual festivities designed to counter … Continue reading

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Post modern career daze

Participated in a career day at PS 278 this week. Nine days after being laid off. Was a little worried about talking about careers to children without having a job. But it worked out fine. Was talking last week about … Continue reading

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On the deck on West 93rd St

When we moved to West 93rd St, the main reason was for a place in Manhattan with outdoor space.  While it didn’t work out exactly as we wanted or expected, there were a number of wonderful moments sitting in the … Continue reading

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Post Jazz Fest 2006 Thoughts

I had five reactions to New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2006. The Flood Line — you will notice that there is no flood line on this building. Entire neighborhoods are filled with homes and stores where the flood line was … Continue reading

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For the first time…

At my age, there are not a lot of things I do any more that are for the first time.  This year at Jazz Fest was one of them. For the first time ever in my life, I am a … Continue reading

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