Archive for December, 2012

December 29th, 2012

Artesia Blvd, Lawndale, 1984



Artesia Blvd, Lawndale, 1984

December 29th, 2012

RIP Jean Harris. Killing a cheater and escaping in a mink coat is pure SCUM.

RIP Jean Harris. Killing a cheater and escaping in a mink coat is pure SCUM.
December 27th, 2012

The guestbook entries all say how warm and fun he was. And how much he loved his family.

We call his family “the wife” and “the son.”

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December 27th, 2012

Apparently the stepson is a basketball coach at Columbia now.

My dad was a basketball coach. For all the kids in my town growing up and then kind of freelance with youth leagues when he got older. He was a good coach.

December 27th, 2012

Also my brother missed Christmas because he was at the cremation so my mom put all his presents in a box and handed it to him when he came over the next day.

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December 27th, 2012

It doesn’t mention that he got his marriage of thirty years, which produced his three children, annulled so he could marry someone he barely knew.

My mom’s reaction to my dad’s obituary.

December 27th, 2012

Housing segregation in North Brooklyn


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Housing segregation in North Brooklyn

December 25th, 2012

"She struggled with her sadness, but tried to conceal it, to divide it into smaller and smaller parts…"

“She struggled with her sadness, but tried to conceal it, to divide it into smaller and smaller parts and scatter these in places she thought no one would find them.”

- Nicole Krauss, Great House (via dulcetdecember)
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December 24th, 2012

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December 24th, 2012

dashingthroughthesnoditea: i don’t want to jinx it but everyone i love just has to survive for ONE…

dashingthroughthesnoditea:

i don’t want to jinx it but everyone i love just has to survive for ONE MORE WEEK and then we can roll the death toll over to 2013. start at zero. you can do this. i believe in all of you so much. except don’t die in 2013 either because i’m pretty sure all of the tv shows i love are going to be canceled in 2013 and i can’t handle both of those things. become immortal for me. i’m not asking a lot

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