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Category: New York

The Best of All Summers

Some things remain with you forever. When I was ten years old, my father took me on a trip in an old battered car and caravan, and although I didn’t […]

Once Upon A Time In New York City

I guess I’d been running ever since I’d left San Antonio; maybe it’s a universal truth that we’re all running from something, or maybe to something. Who knows? Who cares? […]

A 100 Word Walk

It was one of those bright yellow days; not quite Winter and not quite Spring as I lit my last cigarette (after all it was 1951 and smoking didn’t give […]

Two of the 100 word stories

Americana – 1969 It was early evening in Strasburg and the July heat was still causing him suffocation. It took all of the energy he had just to lay still. […]

My Grandma’s Radio

He delivered it, all pleased with himself, the night of the electrical storm which stretched all the way across three counties. Old Jake had nothing else to give his sister, […]

The Man

My father was a kid when he first went to New York City. Well, not exactly a kid but this was the 1960s and if you were in your early […]

New York City, 1948 (100 words)

From that little room in the cold-water apartment you could smell Harlem. The top window being stuck open with the paint that was probably put on around the time of […]