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One thing I can say is that being ambulatory is pretty necessary for being a photographer. Not absolutely, but like eyesight, fair requirement. I did have a student once who arrived at my apartment and I discovered she was legally blind. I don’t know how one qualifies for that category but she had coke bottle […]

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Return of Mia

One of the first things I noticed when I returned from Cardinal Cooke rehab was that there was no furry critter in the house watching me and jumping on the kitchen counter when I made a sandwich. I knew of course that I had given Mia to my niece after my strokes. And of course […]

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Licensing Images

For $75 you can now buy the high resolution file I use to print all my online images. The files are profiled with Adobe 98, and are mostly at least 5000 pixels on the long side. You can find the licensing link on the right side of this blog, or here: High Resolution Royalty Free […]

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You Know How To Make The Appointment

I had a neurology follow up yesterday, Mt. Sinai, Dr. Neuro 2, at 2 pm. It was the first time I was going to use Access-A-Ride (A-A-R). A-A-R is run by the city for people that can’t use public transit. To get it you fill out a bunch of forms, and then they send an […]

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1636 University Thread

1636 University Avenue   First of all, there’s no way the court between the buildings could’ve been that narrow (1636 is on the right). Somehow they shrunk the entire courtyard in the 40 years since I lived there.   Long before we had heard of squash or racquet ball, we had a version that must’ve […]

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The Going Home Story

About 15 years ago, more or less, since I have a poor sense of time, I returned several times to the area on University Avenue in the Bronx where I lived until I was 13. This was my room. It was on the first floor of a five story building. Like everyone says, you can’t […]