Month: October 2015

Heeding Neglect

It wasn’t until hours later when the police arrived to the scene. Depending on the people around, some may have called it a crime scene while others may have not have gone that far to classify it as something. Some may even have called it nothing. I would have preferred it if one guy called it “just…

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New York Stories: ‘Just Art?’

I feel at home at the Museum of Modern Art. It’s an educational beacon. Most of the time — this defines a successful trip — I leave wanting to research artists for their art, for their madness. Write something memorable, he said. Some guy. Because writing something memorable allows you to be memorable, more marketable,…

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High Standards

When it comes to music, it’s important to have high standards. That may be my opinion, but I ask you: Do you value the music you listen to? Should you answer no, well, clearly you’re putting on a front. Why would you listen to music if you didn’t value it? Center for the Arts of…

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Terry

I made a new friend recently. Our relationship precedes this present level and understanding for at least a year, and maybe even two. I’ve seen Terry come and go from my usual Freedom of Espresso hangout in Franklin Square. He’s seen me before, too. As time went on, he began greeting me, waving and smiling; I…

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