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My Own Private Parking Lot

NEVER THOUGHT I COULD GET SO EXCITED ABOUT PARKING, outside of finding a spot in the East Village on a Saturday night. For the past two days, the construction of a parking court — that sounds pretentious, but it’s not … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had a Lot of Money

MY TO-DO LIST for 2010 is daunting. In the past couple of months, I’ve come to a bit of a standstill on home improvements. Most of my list still lies before me. I wanted to do things fast when I … Continue reading

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Landscaping with Leaves

IN ANOTHER LIFE, I might be having lunch at Balthazar. In this life, I am sculpting with leaves. Using a hose or rope to lay out the curve of a path hasn’t worked for me. They just didn’t stay put, … Continue reading

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Birth of a Path

NOT LONG AGO, my driveway was a straight dirt run from road to house. For the past couple of weeks, an hour here, an hour there, I’ve been literally laying the groundwork for a walking path from my future parking … Continue reading

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My Wonderful, Beautiful, Not Bad, Very Good Day

WHAT A SATURDAY I had. Just about perfect in every way. Color is peaking in my own backyard, above. Eric the Tree Man is almost done taking down the big dying oak in front, below. That, plus some huge limbs … Continue reading

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