Category Archives: Personal

Nobody Knows Anything

“Nobody knows anything,” William Goldman famously said of Hollywood. I think the same is true of Baseball: Nobody knows anything. Hit it up the middle. Hit it on the ground. Hit it in the air. Hit it where they ain’t. … Continue reading

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My Week at the Psych Ward

Recently a close friend of mine asked me to write up his week long “experience” at Mount Sinai’s Clark 8 — a cryptic name, right? not at all descriptive — but what most of us would call a psych ward, or perhaps the loony bin. Continue reading

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An Afternoon’s UWS Walk

Wrote this back in May in a kind of stream-of-conscious style, okay, stop laughing, and posted on Google + and got exactly what I deserved in that venue, which is to say, crickets. So I’m resurrecting it here, in hopes … Continue reading

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A Stroll Down a Side Street (West 71st Street)

Rounding the corner of 71st St. from Central Park West, after having just passed by the Kenilworth, San Remo, the Dakota — hey, shout out to Yoko, haven’t seen you out on the streets for months! — and lastly the … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet and Raptor

My wife and I┬áhad returned home from our regular Saturday afternoon walk with our Havanese pup — inexplicably, but luckily for us in this snow-laden winter, she, a dog bred for the heat of Havanna, revels in the cold and … Continue reading

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