HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – BECAUSE I HAD TO…..

It’s almost that day again! Time to start thinking about what to get your better half for “the most romantic day” of the year! I know, I know, you are romantic every day! (Rolls eyes) You know however, if you don’t bring him/her something special you WILL be in the doghouse, but what if you…

WALKING BACK TO EAST FLATBUSH – GROWING UP DUNN

Growing up a “Dunn” in East Flatbush holds so many fond memories. By a “Dunn” I mean an Irish American Catholic. I am sure so many can relate. I attended St. Catherine of Genoa Grammar School at 870 Albany Avenue and made my appearance every Sunday at church. In those days, if I forgot to…

FOR THE LOVE OF BAGELS….

OH BABY, GIVE IT TO ME… with a schmear, with butter, with tuna fish, with cold cuts, pizzafied and even naked just give me your dense, thick, doughy existence! Put your seeds in my mouth (sesame and poppy of course!) I first met you as a pre teen when we lived around the corner from…

Eek! There’s a mouse in the house!

You would think living in New York City all of my life that I would be desensitized to an occasional “visitor” once in awhile, but NOOOO I am not nor will I ever be! Why may I ask am I always the first and sometimes the “only” one to see these creatures?? It never fails,…