Monthly Archives: October 2009

THINGS I MISS (PART 2)

Picking up where I left off a couple of days ago on things I miss growing up in the neighborhood… I miss: Getting a basketball for a present every Christmas; getting dressed and running across the street to the Schoolyard… … Continue reading

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HIT BY A CAR

When Glenn Thomas posted a comment a couple of days ago, he mentioned watching Frankie Esposito getting hit by a car on Prospect Park Southwest.  While Frankie was recovering, I recall going to his house on Prospect Avenue and visiting … Continue reading

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THINGS I MISS…

When I think back to the days of growing up on 9th avenue during the 70’s and 80’s, things I miss most and would love to reenact are… Taking my basketball and heading to the schoolyard… Playing punchball/slap ball in … Continue reading

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SPANK, SCREAM AND SHOUT!

This afternoon reading the NY Times I came across this article on parent discipline towards their child written by Hillary Stout (any relation to Billy from 19th street?) Why do we as parents yell at our kids and when? “Yelling … Continue reading

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SCRATCH -N- SNIFF

Here’s a couple of pictures of a couple of tree’s in my neighborhood.  This is a great time of year! The colors are gorgeous! Seeing all the leaves falling from the trees, it means I will be raking soon-something came … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 15

There are a few dates on the calender that when someone mentions them, or you happen to think about them, immediately you recall where you were on those dates.  For instance, 9-11, Dec. 25, 4th of July, Jan 1, and … Continue reading

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WILL WORK FOR…

This morning while sipping coffee at home I opened up the New York Times and came across a story on Berry sisters (Katie and Kristy) who are having a hard time finding a job in New York City.  (Actually I … Continue reading

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