Parable # 6: Walker

June 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

    I took my 87-year old mother and her dog Jasper to Central Park. My mother inched along the pathway with her walker while Jasper and I chased a ball in the [...]

Parable # 5: Bowl

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

  I came to NYC when I was 17 to go to the New York Studio School. It was a little crazy because the school was unaccredited and most of the students were much older and [...]

Parable # 4: Busy

March 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Back when industry first abandoned New York and there was a glut of available loft space, we rented what had been a tie factory in Hoboken for $300 a month. There was a [...]

Parable # 3: Rules

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Lately there don’t seem to be many patrol cars waiting for bikes to run red lights. Not enough bikers in the cold to justify the man-hours I guess. In winter a quick look [...]

Parable # 2: Lanes

February 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brenda at the pool said to me, “You stay over there in the fast lane where you belong.” “Why, is that the White People’s lane?” “Yes it is, and it’s Black [...]

Parable # 1: Shovel

February 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

After the last big snowstorm, our neighbor Sal told a couple of the guys working for him to clear the snow from in front of our house. One guy said to Michele, “Can I [...]