Month: September 2017

002 – September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017

New York — In wanting to hear the world, to feel connected to and unplugged from the machine, I’ve stopped wearing headphones while commuting daily to work via mass transit, mainly the subways though a bus is now used occasionally due to construction; our local subway station has been closed now for months. Renovations they say. Work […]

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The world is a wedding

September 25, 2017

For Helena and Thomas… Sitting near the back inside the hall where one hundred people gathered to celebrate a union, these five words circled in my head, the title to a Delmore Schwartz short story, late Brooklyn writer, perhaps his best one. It is difficult to recall now, having read the story about a year […]

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001 – Sunday, September 17, 2017

September 17, 2017

New York — Good morning. The new iPhone approaches; the reason there is no iPhone 9 is because iPhone 7 ate 9, FYI. No one cares about the iPhone 8, though people should care if they’re in the market for a new phone. Not that people should settle either; the iPhone X is a beautiful machine. […]

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