Tag Archives: Citarella

The second scariest words in the English language: “chip failure”

(The first scariest? Oh, you know what they are.) Just a few minutes ago, I pressed my credit card into Citarella’s reader and got that horrible message: “chip failure.” In two seconds, the disaster that could be my life rocketed … Continue reading

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Notes from the neighborhood

The Town Shop, a Broadway emporium that sells fine lingerie, announced it will be closed, except for “bra emergencies.” I have not yet interpreted this. A long walk yesterday down Broadway — see above, re Town Shop. Not many pedestrians, … Continue reading

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I went pod hunting & ran into vengeance

A pod is what I call a small lighting fixture that snaps into a track. I do not like track lighting but since my kitchen has low ceilings and is narrow, I knew I’d have to cope with it. Three … Continue reading

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