Tag Archives: Middle Age

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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The Do Over 07: Young Friends

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse the difference between now and … Continue reading

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The Do Over 06: Injuries

The Do Over 06: Injuries Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse … Continue reading

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The Do Over: Holiday Edition

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse the difference between now and … Continue reading

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