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Can You Have a Relationship in New York City Without Dating

This spring I met somebody…somebody special.  But we’re both New Yorkers and these days you have to work almost 24/7 to keep a job and keep your head above water.  We like each other a lot but there’s been almost … Continue reading

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The Naked Women Chronicles 01: Grace

There are Naked Women on My Wall 01 They are there for inspiration rather than titillation. I first began seeing photographs of nude women before I was old enough to grasp the concept that sex sells, so instead of regarding … Continue reading

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My Dad Was a Stathead Before They Invented the Term

I don’t have any photos of my father, but I do have stories. Here’s One A lot of my fondest memories of my Dad are centered around sports and especially baseball. We went to lots of games together, not only … Continue reading

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Music: Kevin Eubanks at Birdland

Thursday night, just after two friends joined me at a table near the stage at Birdland, one of them asked me “are you reviewing?”  It was an earnest inquiry even if it hit a sore spot.  Concert reviews are no … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week at The Root

After a slow month, I got back into the groove at The Root with features on food, film and business. On Melba Wilson on Melba’s, her new cookbook, how soul food is the basis for American comfort food and how … Continue reading

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