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The Poor & Wealthy

First off I want to thank my friends for contributing to that toilet lift. Works great. That includes my sister Nancy, GR, AG, BW, and others that slip my mind now. It really took a load off. Artists are almost always poor, at least while alive. Rembrandt died totally in debt. His home was filled […]

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Danger World

The thing about Assisted Living (where I am) and Nursing Homes (way worse), is you are asking people that may not even know where they are to wear masks. A 7th person got it. Still a low number considering the number of demented people that live here (I’d estimate 80%) Today I was waiting for […]

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Crowd on 5th

Or: once upon a time in Manhattan

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Corona Diary

I found out that someone I know and was close with a few months ago, and wrote about in these diaries has the virus. I don’t know if he’s still here or in the hospital. One of the workers that I’m close with told me there are 4 cooks here and one of them is […]

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Self-Titled

This was in the Bronx. Medium Format camera on tripod. Just set up the Law Office and Funeral Parlor and the truck turns into view. Seems apropos for these days.

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First Night

Once upon a time at Grand Central. There was a time when New Years Eve was celebrated by couples in formal wear danced to a live band. It was called First Night and there were many activities to welcome the New Year under the First Night umbrella. Oh, and you did need tickets for these […]