Category Archives: Perspective

I Don’t Have OCD

If we were having a beer, you’d start picking on me about some habits “It occurs to me that I bought your beer last week, and the week before.” “Thanks. You’re a nice guy.” “That’s not my point. I think … Continue reading

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Things Don’t Really Change

In late July, I started reading “Long Island Purgatory” a book about, race, religion and a young boy coming of age, written by my good friend Bradley Lewis. The end of the introduction on Brad’s Amazon page says: “Long Island … Continue reading

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Easy Monday

About a month ago, I included a photo of a blurry near-full moon and a tree branch in fine focus. I mentioned that it was supposed to be the other way ‘round. Several people commented that they liked the photo … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Reason to Hope

A need to research some building material for a project that we hope to undertake next month took me to Kelly-Fradet, my favorite lumber yard. You might remember them from a previous Thursday Doors post. While a very nice salesman … Continue reading

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8 More Rules at the Bar

Back in 2013, I wrote a post called 8 Simple Rules at a Bar. As soon as I wrote it, I added a new entry to my Evernote notebook called 8 More Rules at the Bar. It has taken three … Continue reading

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When Did This Happen?

When I was 12, my father woke me up one spring Saturday so I could help him with an errand. The rural mailbox of a woman on his route had been clipped by a snow plow during the winter. At … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – Play Ball

“Maybe we should have hired these guys to build the ballpark.” Well over a year ago, DoNo Corporation (that stands for Downtown North, but I think we can have some fun with that name) started building Dunkin Donuts Park in … Continue reading

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