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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Valley

“Don’t confuse me with those who have hope .. I sincerely believe that if you think there’s a solution, you’re part of the problem.” I posted this quote from the late George Carlin a few weeks back and noted that I found something oddly optimistic in his pessimism. Taken in context beside his thoughts on […]

Could’ve Should’ve Etc.

This is the Chiclets Mansion, also known as the Thomas Adams, Jr. House, at 119 Eighth Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn. I lived here for a spell in 2004 and even wrote about the experience. The mansion is converted in to apartments, and mine was just below the attic level and seen as the four […]