Category Archives: Love

LONG GONE LONG by Peter Nolan Smith

Twenty-five minutes after the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve 1982 a masked assassin shot dead the main investor a block away from the Continental Club on West 25th Street. The FBI and NYPD’s Internal Affairs investigating Viktor Malenski’s murder quickly drew lines between the dots. My ex-girlfriend was living with the dead man’s partner. My boss [...]

Happy Mother’s Day 2012

Falmouth Foresides, Maine 1957 My mother in bliss. A summer afternoon with her kids and my father. We were a happy family. Then now and forever. I’m on the far right. 8 years from my first beer. Happy Mother’s Day. We all had one.

Top 3 Mothers Day Songs

I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MOTHER – The Intruders http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGy-Z2IKpx0&ob=av3n MAMA TRIED – Merle Haggard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rpDmqRrnaI DEAR MAMA – 2 Pac

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre / BET ON CRAZY by Peter Nolan Smith

Every Valentine’s Day diamond dealers and jewelers on 47th Street anticipate a winter spending spree by lovers for their loved ones. Each year of the 00s the sales numbers fell and nothing has improved in the last few years, as the economic downturn cuts into everyone’s surplus income across the board. This afternoon the chocolatiers [...]

Valentine Globalization

Valentine’s Day has become a global holiday, although few people know the exact origins of why hearts are sent to loved ones. The tradition was mainly attributed to a Roman priest Valentine who performed marriages against the wishes of the Roman Emperor. According to Wikipedia Emperor Claudius took a liking to this prisoner – until [...]