Berlin Does It Again

     |    Wednesday July 18th, 2012

First, I’d like to beg the pardon of the few of you who, in the years 2004-2008, followed my late Berlin-based blog, since I’m about to repeat myself, and you’ve heard some of this before. In fact, I wouldn’t bother with it, but at this time of year, you get your news where you find 

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Metropolitan, Life

     |    Wednesday March 7th, 2012

I stopped using pop music lyrics to guide my life long ago, but boy, I should at least have figured that Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train” would have some wisdom in it. Yes, folks, it stops at 59th St. going uptown and the next stop is Harlem: 125th St.   That’s what I was 

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