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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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The Farm on Staten Island — Nonfiction by Robert Iulo

  On their first Easter on Staten Island, my grandmother insisted her brother and his new wife come to Manhattan for dinner. She didn’t want them to be alone for the holiday on what she consid… Source: The Farm on … Continue reading

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Walking Up (and Down) (and Up and Down) Amsterdam Avenue

Up from 90th St. to (usually) 116th St. — down from there to 86th, 79th, sometimes 72nd St. — this is a walk I take two or three times every week. Sometimes I’ll head west over to (and then down) … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Icebox: Wildlife Update

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Originally posted on Out walking the dog:
It’s cold here in the Northeast. Today the dog and I went down to the river. Looking south along the Hudson River Greenway. We were surprised to see the river flowing freely with just…