Monthly Archives: January 2015

OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY

Thanks to Martin C. for this fanastic image of people on Cherry Hill. I was more of a Three Devils and Suicide Hill guy. Advertisements

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MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Tuesday night January 27, 1978 It’s a little after nine. I have until ten to get some shots up before a priest throws me out of the yard. It’s getting colder by the minute. But I don’t care. People are … Continue reading

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WHOSE WINE? WHAT WINE? WHERE THE HELL DID I DINE?

Sunday morning. January 25, 1978 The noise outside my apartment is driving me crazy. My head is pounding. Feels like someone is whacking me with a fuckin’ hammer. BOOM, BOOM BOOM! I hate headaches. There’s nothing worse. I want to … Continue reading

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IN THE SHUFFLING MADNESS

Wednesday morning January 21 1978 Great, it’s snowing again. What the fuck is the deal? Maybe I should grab a shovel and see if anyone needs their sidewalk cleared. It’s a good way to make some money. At least it’s … Continue reading

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GOTTA GO TO MOE’S

Thanks to Rob Langton for putting me up on this story via the New York Times about an old-timer from the neighborhood. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/12/nyregion/12about.html?_r=0 Windsor Terrace, long an Irish-American stronghold, is a blue-collar, gentrifying and diversifying neighborhood between Prospect Park and … Continue reading

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SHOOTING IN THE DARK

Friday night January 2, 1978 So here I am face-to-face with this pretty girl who I don’t even know. I told you my heart is racing, right? Well if you’ve been keeping up, you know from my last journal entry … Continue reading

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R.I.P. LEANNE

Recieved some sad news from my Ft. Hamilton people; Leanne McKeon Doonan has passed away. Thoughts and prayers go out to the McKeon family. Leanne was the sister of Bobby, Shawn, Kerry and Neal. Kerry is a friend and I … Continue reading

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