Tag: newark

March 25, 2008 / Text

I have a scar on my forehead. The year was probably 1986 and a large object fell into my forehead. Like any ironbound (newark) mother would, my mother carried me to the car and sped to St. James hospital for treatment. I have a bellybutton.…

July 27, 2007 / Text

As I sit down to lunch with my parents at a beachside resort famous for having a huge population that immigrated to Newark, New Jersey, the waitress walks over with a bottle of wine. “This one is compliments of the gentlemen sitting in the back…

July 15, 2007 / Text

Greetings from Lisbon, where in theory I’ve just begun my vacation, even though I can neither take a vacation nor do I believe in taking them. There’s never a moment that Im not observing or thinking up something related to the world around us… hence..…

May 31, 2006 / Audio

As many of ye blog readers know, yours truely was born and raised til his teen years in the ironbound section of the city of Newark, New Jersey. I often feel like the least likely candidate to be someone who came from Newark, especially when…