Monthly Archives: August 2023

An Archeological Dig Through the Freezer and a Foil Boat Life Raft

There’s something comforting to me about a full refrigerator, a full bar and a full downstairs freezer. There are probably a lot of people like me in this way. Stuff gets lost, though, and every so often it’s worth using … Continue reading

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A bite of the past, in present tense

Monday, Aug. 14, 2023 When I was a kid in New York about 60 years ago my grandmother in the Bronx bought crescent-shaped cookies that were gently crisp and had a licorice-y taste. They were Stella D’oro anisette toasts, made … Continue reading

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