Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dear Mr 50 Cent

Dear Mr. 50 Cent: I like your page, and I have been reading your posts – thank you. The number of people who follow you is impressive, and would like to ask for your help promoting a collector call demonstration. … Continue reading

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middle-age man rides trike

I am on a 159 bus soon to pass through the Lincoln Tunnel. Today in Midtown Manhattan I will apply for a job selling tour-bus tickets. It is a commission sales job wearing a red or yellow coat on Times … Continue reading

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new Time Magazine podcast

I am with my wife at Dim Sum go go, which is around the clock dim sum. I have no sense of the cultural limits on dim sum, but I know having it at this time of day is unusual, … Continue reading

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Boaz Vaadia

I am in a Starbucks across the street from the Boaz Vaadia sculpture of Time Warner Center, Manhattan, New York.

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one two three

The combination of: ONE not properly anticipating the negative effect the Christmas holiday season has on the debt-management business TWO miscalculations of the entrepreneurial threesome in the Brooklyn call center THREE my excessive optimism leaves me without a plan for … Continue reading

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dear kind Pal

Dear Chris and May: I record and post a weekly podcast from Time Magazine, and I have chosen “Palestinians Contained” to record and post on Sunday. This is personal recreational blogging, so I only need to have personal satisfaction that … Continue reading

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family members not recalled

Jeff Galvin commented on my recent post. Jeff and I are members of the St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, class of 1982. We rented a Winter ski house for our senior year, and several of us bundled together as … Continue reading

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high-functioning family

My mother is confirmed to be in Florida at her brother’s. Ellen delivered her to the Madison, Wisconsin airport, for her rendezvous with Marty in Cincinnati, Ohio, and on to Florida. Marty stayed a couple of days and returned home … Continue reading

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family reunion

Dear kind Clevelanders with some connection to Peak ‘n Peak in 1981:  I just talked to Kevin Dant, and he reminded me of his temporary membership in the Doody family.  During the Winter of 1981/1982 a group of us had … Continue reading

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fatherhood

In time after I became an out-of-state dad, I became settled with my purpose for calling my kids. This was necessary, because my daily calls had abundant negative and scarce positives, and yesterday’s phone call with my 1996 born son … Continue reading

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