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Yom Kippur

It’s the onset, at sunset, of the Jewish Day of Atonement and I can’t help feeling left out. Just now I stood on my corner watching families on there way to temple filled with resolve to fast till sundown tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Ten Little Indians

Every Sunday morning I go to Tal Bagels on 83rd and Lexington to get one of their mini specials. After six days of oatmeal I give myself a break. Not that I’m not fond of the porridge I make every … Continue reading

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Bugs and the Badly Dressed

A new coffee shop opened on 86th Street and like all loyal New Yorkers I defected from my usual place to be the first in line. There was also a free bagel coupon to consider. It’s not that I like … Continue reading

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In Short Order

When I go to The Nectar in the morning to get coffee I often sit at the counter to watch Pablo, the cook, prepare for the day. His rundown of rituals never fails to fascinate me. First let me describe … Continue reading

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