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It’s a new beginning today.   Yes my Jets start their season this afternoon with many of us holding rather high expectations, especially for the offense. I certainly plan to tune in this afternoon. But today’s blog covers another re-boot of sorts.   This beginning involves a homecoming of sorts.  A return to New York. Several years ago our daughter, Marisa, and friend Nicole took off for L.A.  It was a nice road trip and pictures, emails and texts were shared throughout.  The...
580 days ago 22 comments Categories: Lifestyle Tags: home, house, Grand Junction
If my recollections remain correct I’ve called ten places home, three almost a sort of hiatus between more longer term stays. I thought about that as my son looks forward to his latest home. Two shared with his parents. My son experienced three of the City’s five boroughs as a home. I’ve remained in Queens with a brief early stay across its eastern border. Some experience many homes. Some not so many. My daughter has only known two homes; her mom four.   Even my latest...
With Thanksgiving and for many of us a long weekend approaching, I find it nice to anticipate gatherings of families and friends.   Every Thanksgiving involves memories and traditions. Some revolve around the food and how we prepare it. Others peculiar to some celebrants.   Music remains important to me and one tradition started when I listened to the original free-from WNEW-FM back in the day. My fave DJ, the late Pete Fornatale, would play Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo G...
I hope all enjoyed your Thanksgiving Day and weekend that followed with family, friends, colleagues, however it works best for you. It always involves memories and traditions, some peculiar to some celebrants. Music obviously (See last week (and of course you can still comment there as well as today).) plays a role here.   Many of us play Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie as part of our holiday tradition; for some it may have been first associated with morning or afternoon ...
By the time this commentary appears on the Gotham (City Networking, Inc. ®) website, Shelly and I arrived back from Mystic, CT to our home aptly named “Grand Junction” by Marisa who gave our home that “nom de 'net” on FourSquare. Marisa chose Grand Junction, a place in Colorado, from a Poco instrumental of the same name written by pedal steel guitarist extraordinaire Rusty Young that first appeared on their Pickin' Up The Pieces LP (which Rolling Stone magazine correctly inc...
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