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What Did You Do New Year’s Eve?

Me, I stayed up until midnight for the first time in three December 31sts. Here’s what I remember about our night at the Knitting Factory in Manhattan: My ‘Smiley Miley’...
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Back to School… or not

This is the view from the bedroom this morning: With the snow due to keep coming for another 8 hours, the first day of school has been cancelled, and I’m...
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In 2005, I…

Learned to love babies all over again Committed to a mid-life transition Decided to leave New York City after 17 mostly happy years Sold our house of nine years in...
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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

A further reminder for those New Yorkers who don’t know what to do on New Year’s Eve: come hear me DJ! I’m actually going to be bringing in the New...
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The Christmas Hitlist

Noel’s laugh McVitie’s Digestives My 40-something “dad” friends Hub and Loch, who came out at short notice Wednesday night for a couple of quick pints at Hank’s Saloon in Brooklyn...
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For You

Just in time for Christmas – and right on time for Shona’s birthday – I’ve finally sorted through the Apocalypse photos from 1982 and am pleased to introduce two new...
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It’s a Mac, Mac, Mac World

Everyone knows that the Mac owns but a fraction of the computer market. But here at Gorilla Coffee, all six laptops currently using the free wi-fi are Macs. Can anyone...
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Postcard from (Safe European) Home

There aren’t too many things I really miss about living in Park Slope. Except the Food Co-Op. And Gorilla Coffee, whose premises I’m sitting in right now, wired to the...
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