Tag Archives: Milk & Honey

December 26

Penicillin

Everybody is sick. Let me paint you a picture. My sinuses are congested and my head feels like it’s full of concrete. My 2½-year-old is coughing like she’s been down in the coal mines all her life and has a perpetual runny nose. My 3-month-old is suffering from a wicked post-nasal drip resulting in choking […]

May 05

Red Hook

“Jesus!” I said. “Red Hook!” “Sure,” he says. “Dat’s where it was, all right.” “Well, you keep outa deh,” I says. “You stay away from deh.” “Why?” he says. “What’s wrong wit it?” “Oh,” I says, “it’s a good place to stay away from, dat’s all. It’s a good place to keep out of.” “Why?” […]

March 20

Greenpoint

You may have noted that it’s been some time since my last post. I have a legitimate excuse: I was drunk. This past weekend I negotiated a leave of absence from parental duties and attended a bachelor party in Boston. The trip marked three notable “first-times” for me: my first time visiting the Hub; my […]