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Jun 18

For My Father

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2009 in lamentations, Memoirs, prayers, unfinished

Maurice Goldman (1910-1984) (more…)

Jun 9

For My Mother

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 in lamentations, Memoirs, prayers, unfinished


Now that I am an old man, I cannot look back upon my old works without losing my way in the past. (more…)

Mar 22

John, Stu And Betsy

Posted on Sunday, March 22, 2009 in Memoirs

If you read this column, you’ll have noticed I have, of late, been writing a lot about death. (more…)

Dec 22

Junior High Memories

Posted on Monday, December 22, 2008 in Memoirs

Larry de Wald is sitting on a wall in my back yard sucking on a cigarette. (more…)

Oct 19

Ode To A Gunslinger

Posted on Sunday, October 19, 2008 in Memoirs, teenage tales

Bob Sunseri was Billy The Kid. (more…)

Sep 9

True Love

Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in Memoirs, teenage tales

I’ve had crushes on lots of different girls in my life, but I don’t think I’ve ever been quite as crazy for anybody as I was over Cheryl White. (more…)

Sep 4

My Cousin Margie

Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2008 in Memoirs

My cousin Margie was 51 years old when she died. (more…)

Aug 21

Requiem For A Heavyweight

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2008 in Memoirs

The man sitting in front of me had the biggest head of anyone I’d seen in my entire life. (more…)

Aug 18

For My Father

Posted on Monday, August 18, 2008 in lamentations, Memoirs, prayers

Maurice Goldman (1910-1984) (more…)

Jul 19

The House On Rye St.

Posted on Saturday, July 19, 2008 in Memoirs

It’s still there (more…)

Jul 1

an unfortunate situation

Posted on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 in Memoirs

When I was in I guess the sixth grade or so, I had this record album by Harry Belafonte. (more…)

Jul 1

Squarehead

Posted on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 in Memoirs

The other day as I came out of the shopping center near my house, I saw something strange. (more…)