Category Archives: Adventure

Edgar and I: Teaching in Poe Park

I grew up loving Edgar Allan Poe’s writing, and he became one of my first literary heroes. I knew he had lived in New York City, and a long time ago a friend I was visiting in the Bronx pointed … Continue reading

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Oh Oh Dominos

So friends came over on Saturday for dominos. By this I do not mean, “Get the door. It’s Domino’s” dominos. Nor do I mean multiple viewings of the 2005 movie with Keira Knightley starring as model-turned-bounty-hunter Domino Harvey. (Yeah, I … Continue reading

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Halloweens I Have Known

As a youth dressing as Caspar the Friendly Ghost three years in a row until the costume could no longer fit. At about 8 or 9 not being able to trick or treat because my parents were scared we’d get … Continue reading

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Doing Time on Shelter Island

This picture accurately describes my overnight stay at the Moran hacienda the weekend after Labor Day. It is missing only the sand in my shoes and the wonderful breakfast I had to eat very, very slowly the next morning because … Continue reading

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