Category Archives: COVID-19

Scenes From My Life: Small pleasures in a puzzling world

One evening last week, I took my laundry down to the basement laundry room where I saw a woman I like and hadn’t seen in a while, whatever “a while” means. Probably longer than it sounds. She and I exchanged … Continue reading

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What happened from Jan 2017 to Jan 2021?

At 3 in the morning of November 9, 2016, I called my brother. “What do we do now?” I asked him. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. “It’s going to be fun.” One relative to whom I repeated that conversation … Continue reading

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A short shaggy song tale

Thursday night I went to hear the New York Philharmonic. The orchestra’s place of business, now called David Geffen Hall (want your name on a building? One hundred million dollars will do the trick), was ripped up and renovated during … Continue reading

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