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Brother X and my friend John stopped by this week. When I go to New York, I always visit them, so it was nice to have them pay me a visit. We went to ballgames and bars, and had a great time. Nothing unusual happened, but I just had to share this crossword … Continue reading Never a Cross Word
This past weekend my friends Barbara and Jim paid me a visit. They like bowling, Scrabble, Bocci Ball, and shooting pool. There wasn’t enough time for everything, but I tried to plan as much as possible. Normally, I just go to baseball games with my visitors, but the Barnstormer season doesn’t begin until April … Continue reading The Games People Play
Marianne, who has watched every Seinfeld show, reminded me of an episode where George Costanza used his invented code word “Tippy Toe” to signal Jerry that somebody was entering the room. It was right at the beginning of Marianne’s annual St. Patrick’s and Birthday party. I was talking about my latest big interest, James Buchanan. … Continue reading Tippy Toe
I eked by in High School. My SAT scores were good enough, though, to get me into Queens College. There, my poor study habits doomed me to failure. It was 1966, and I was in my second month of college when my German professor, Miss Ives, asked me to her office. She levelled with me. … Continue reading Sprechen Sie Deutsch