Monthly Archives: July 2010

True Story: The Missing Tools

My father was a diesel mechanic. He used to keep his tools, which were not inexpensive and were his livelihood, in a large tool box in the trunk of his huge Chrysler. You could usually tell when the tools were … Continue reading

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The Big Squeeze (originally posted on September 15, 2005)

Sooooooooooooo, yesterday I was sitting comfortably on the V train commuting to work. My commute is about a half an hour from the time I get on the train. During that time I read the paper for a few minutes … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Chelsea, NYC

Trader Joe’s at 675 Ave of the Americas, opened it’s doors for the first time at 8am this morning. Everyone that walked through the doors was applauded. I will be hopefully be doing some shopping there later, today, if lines … Continue reading

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Beware of the Wet Seat

This puddle which was directly across from where I was sitting, was probably noticeably bigger before the man who was cursing out the subway system sat in it this morning without looking first. The seat of his pants were soaked. … Continue reading

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Memories (reposted from July 23, 2006)

When I was 17 years old, my father took me and my brother, Vernon, on a barge in the middle of the East River. He was a diesel mechanic who made sure the equipment was running properly on the barge. … Continue reading

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A Little History (reposted from September 4, 2004)

Today I took a bus ride to the neighborhood I grew up in as a teenager. It was pretty hot and I was regretting carrying everything I had with me in a messenger bag. I had my laptop, books, a … Continue reading

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3G Microcell

The AT&T 3G Microcell is awesome. 5 Bars in the house! Now I can finally get rid of my landline. I don’t need it anymore. I am very happy I purchased this device.

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