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Why the apartment hunt struggle is SO REAL for New Yorkers

If you’ve ever had to move, you know that even though you’re so excited to have a fresh space, it’s not an easy task to accomplish. 756 more words


Limerick for an East Coast Rag

I’d like to submit to “New Yorker.”
Their paychecks, I hear, are real porkers.
Since they seldom publish,
Anything but rubbish,
My work should fit in like a corker.


Quotation for Today - 17/07/2017

In an article Trump Family Values – David Remnick wrote:-

The Republicans, the self-proclaimed party of family values, remain squarely behind a family and a Presidency whose most salient features are amorality, greed, demagoguery, deception, vulgarity, race-baiting, misogyny, and, potentially—only time and further investigation will tell—a murky relationship with a hostile foreign government.

Books Are Transporting

The U.S. Library of Congress has just released the poster for this year’s National Book Festival on September 2, 2017 in Washington DC. If the artwork looks familiar, that’s because it’s by the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.


Neighborhoods New York Project: Catching Up

So about three years ago I announced, with much fanfare, an idea for this blog that sort of fizzled.  I think I should revive it a bit. 1,269 more words

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Tough like a Motel Maid

What makes a tough job and a tough person. When I hear that, I mostly think of coal miners and steel workers, male dominated industries that are dirty, dangerous, and punishing. 379 more words


Unsportsmanlike Conduct! The Cathartic (and Expensive) Act of Racket Abuse

With Wimbledon well under way, it’s the perfect time to talk about one of the more shameful aspects of the sport of tennis: unsportsmanlike conduct in the form of racket abuse. 299 more words