Entries Tagged as ‘new jersey’

28 August 2008

In The Wintertime Keep Your Feet Warm But Keep Your Clothes On And Don’t Forget Me Keep The Memories But Keep Your Powder Dry Too

by Emma Rebhorn
Two things became clear after I spent a day with my grandmother last week: I have beautiful teeth, and I am her favorite niece.
Todd Rundgren_Couldn’t I Just Tell You
My grandmother, Ardel, lives in Ocean City, at the Memory Unit of the Shores at Wesley Manor, and she grew up during the Depression, in [...]

27 May 2008

And Possibly I Like The Thrill Of Under Me You Quite So New

Annie Blacker house, Greene & Greene Architectural Records and Papers Collection
If I weren’t convinced that everything I know is already known well by anyone I’d ever want to impress, I’d use Hemingway’s six word novel as a pick-up line. (I’m embarrassed now to even write it, so certain I am that you all have [...]

24 March 2008

You Couldn’t Lose Me If You Tried

The following is an excerpt from a letter I wrote to a friend a few weeks ago. He had voiced some concern about the classism on display in this post; the man is a life-long advocate for dental hygienists. We can’t fault him for trying.

The Spitzer scandal is also discussed.

I am classist above [...]

13 January 2008

The Newspaper Said Say What You Doing In Bed I Said We’re Only Trying To Get Us Some Peace

I stayed with my parents in New Jersey last night. As I was leaving the train station I ran into Brent Martone. He was leaving the comic book store, which is probably the coolest place in South Orange to be leaving. Besides the train station.
I recognized him before he recognized me, so [...]