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Zroom Ferrari Zroom

My mother deteriorated rapidly in her bed at MGH. She was in the final stages of her battle with cancer. It was not a pretty fight, but her beauty remained intact to the end. On Christmas Eve my mother held my hand and said, “I’m so happy I made Christmas.” “Me too.” I thought about […]

Oak Beach Inn

In the 80s I would get on my Yamaha XS 650CC and drive out of Manhattan to Jones Beach. I’d avoid the gathering of sun-worshippers at the East Bathhouse and rode past the sand dunes bordering Ocean Parkway past West Gilgo and Cedar Beach to the Oak Beach Inn located across the inlet from the […]

Jowls of Death

Last Wednesday I crossed the Channel to the UK and for the last several days and nights I have been wandering around London; seeing the film FLANGAGAN’S WAKE at Bafta, visiting the National Art Gallery for a viewing of David Hockney’s exhibition, walking in Richmond Park, strolling through Putney and hampstead Heaths, drinking at the […]

Beer is the Cure

BEER TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE SYMPTOM Feet cold and wet CAUSE Glass Being held at incorrect angle. CORRECTIVE ACTION Rotate glass so that open end points toward ceiling SYMPTOM Feet warm and wet CAUSE Improper Bladder Contro CORRECTIVE ACTION Stand next to nearest dog, complain about lack of house training SYMPTOM Beer unusually pale and tasteless CAUSE […]