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On perspective

They came. They saw. They went.

Daughter K (all housewarming-party-sins forgiven) and her boyfriend M departed on Sunday, leaving our spare room looking extremely forlorn, ivory petals falling like tears from the weary looking roses on the window sill. 2,368 more words

A Writer In New York

Top Tips

Everyone knows that the US is the tipping capital of the world. Right? And that New York is the capital of the tipping capital. You probably know this even if you’ve never been to New York. 2,073 more words

A Writer In New York

At your service

Can I tell you about the amazing service ethic in this city? This seemingly inexhaustible willingness to give you anything you need, just as soon as you have the idea that you might need it? 2,459 more words

A Writer In New York

What's an L2 to do?

So here I am. Living on the fifth floor of an apartment building with about a dozen staff milling around in the lobby  – doorman, assistant doormen, concierge, mailroom attendant, valet manager – and dozens more roaming around the building, ready to fix my faulty washing machine or take delivery of my Whole Foods order. 1,229 more words

A Writer In New York

Checking out

I was standing on line at the Duane Reade/Walgreens on 57th St. and 6th Avenue during lunchtime. An expensive Business Suit reeking of finance was ready to check out his purchases with the cashier, a 60-something Asian male with a bowl haircut. 186 more words

New York Life

Still posting, can't help myself. My favourite Woody Allen movie: New York Stories

I like to tell my sons I’ll be visiting them like this after I’m gone.

About Life

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Todd Dillard’ is the recipient of a grant from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. 223 more words