My nephews headed back to school this week, as many other kids have done or are prepping to in the coming weeks. For me, it brings back memories of new clothes, Trapper Keepers, and lunchboxes stuffed with mom’s homemade sandwiches.
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Hey all, E here. I’m taking over today’s post to give my darling girlfriend a break. She deserves it. Here’s why:
Working on Labor Day? No way! This weekend, we made plans to get in some beach time for the last weekend of the summer.
Rating: The flu. It ain’t pretty. Stuffy, runny nose. Body aches. Fever. Chills. I had it all, for what felt like forever. Finally, the symptoms eased tonight.
Rating: E had a bad day. Work left him frustrated and sad, and Mr. Sunshine usually never lets work stress get him down. He had never looked so defeated as when I saw him after work, moping around in his trusty white robe. I couldn’t just make him a sandwich. I had to take him […]
Rating: Last one, y’all. On Sunday I was feeling good enough that I finally raised my arms above my head with no pain, saw a few friends and ventured out of the house for dinner. Lupita was now a distant memory.
When Manhattan friends venture to our Brooklyn apartment, we have to hear the usual complaints. “I got lost!” “Is it safe around there?” “Are there liquor stores around you?” “How am I going to get back to the city from there?” Dude, it’s not Bagdad. It’s Brooklyn!
This Friday had two completely different itineraries for E and I. He left work in time to relax on the couch before Brian Williams introed “NBC Nightly News.” I remained in the office until after sundown, waiting anxiously for my boss to blow the whistle at the rock quarry, so to speak, so I could […]
E is not partial towards green vegetables. He loathes broccoli. “The devil’s vegetable,” he told me, adding if I ever dared cook it for him he would throw it at me. He also hates spinach–him and Popeye don’t share the same culinary preferences.