Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sabbatical

So I’ve been on a bit of a sabbatical the last four or five days. Part of that is due to the fact that my computer was out of town over the weekend and part of it was due to … Continue reading

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Skipping Stones

I love skipping stones. It’s kind of a Zen like experience. I can picture myself skipping stones with my Dad, with the son I haven’t had yet, with a good friend, with my girl or most importantly totally by myself. … Continue reading

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Five Random Items Make Up the Contents of my Head – Where will this lead?

Yesterday would have been my Dad’s 85th birthday. Holy crap. Last night we saw Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Wow. My mom bought her first computer ever today. Yay. A friend of mine texted the news that Joe Paterno died … Continue reading

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Man vs. Food NYC – The Epilogue and a few other stops on the way

I tackled all three iconic eateries in four hours and despite a bit of indigestion, I’d do it all over again in a heartbeat. To see, taste, and experience Katz’s, The Donut Plant and Grimaldi’s Brooklyn in one 4 hour … Continue reading

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Right now I’m doing…

Nothing. Actually I’m writing in my blog but beyond that I’m doing nothing. I have no immediate agenda. That might not seem like that big a deal to many people but for me it’s gigantic rarity. I am sitting on … Continue reading

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Over and Under the Brooklyn Bridge

It’s a 2.1 mile walk from the Donut Plant in the Lower East Side to Grimaldi’s Pizza in Brooklyn. Despite the chilly January temperatures and a brisk wind we decided to tackle it, predominantly because there was this little thing … Continue reading

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The Donut Plant

Many thanks to my good friend Richard who came up with quite a list of places to check out while we were visiting NYC. He is a bit a a savant in many areas, especially travel and history. Among the … Continue reading

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