There is a beer shop a few blocks away from where I live that sells 32oz cans of beer. It is an efficient, COVID-friendly service. People line up and they serve the beer out of a small window and disinfect the pen every time someone signs the check. I went to buy some beer on a …
My grandmother used to cook with turkey meat every now and then. When she was deboning the bird she’d remove the wishbone — the forked connection betwe…
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How do we choose who to listen to right now?
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There’s been a new dimension to the quarantine disorientation this week. Every now and then, I dissociate and feel suddenly like I’m a teenager in my p…
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The farmers market at Prospect Park is still open on Saturdays. The supermarket is very stressful at the moment so I decided to shop there this week. I…
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A conversation I keep having with friends and family at the moment is about whether “things will change” or whether things will “go back to normal.” I …
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Prospect Park is still open and in the afternoon it becomes busy with people finding brief refuge between working from home and living at home. To find…
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¶ On a rainy Thursday afternoon a couple of weeks ago I went to a 4pm session of The Call of the Wild at a cinema in downtown Brooklyn. The movie, base…
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