Thursday, June 29, 2017

Dreaming of Lincoln

January 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Abraham Lincoln) I met this kid who looked like Abraham Lincoln. I’m still referring to him as a kid even though he was a junior in college and 6’4.” Fresh-faced with an uncanny presence, he said his name was Alexander and that his nickname was Buddy. I called him Alex. It wasn’t until our second […]

THE FIRST MISTAKE

January 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories

As a rule I avoid talking to strangers, and my guard goes up when they talk to me. The most an interloper will get out of muah is a furrowed brow or at best, a grumble. Yesterday, I not only broke my rule, I initiated a conversation. And now I find myself unable to get the stranger’s […]