Tag Archives: Merrick

To Nanny, On Her 91st Birthday

Arrive. DING-donggggg. Shuffle shuffle inside. Tentative door open that got less tentative once she saw who it was. Echoey voices in the hallway leading up to the kitchen, where we’d say our hellos and have The Punch – filled with … Continue reading

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New York VERSUS Colorado!

Do NOT mock my pro/con lists! ~ Rory Gilmore So a few weeks ago, I revisited New York. My home state, the place I lived for nearly 36 years. It had been nearly two years since I’d been there. Thanks … Continue reading

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Breaking Butterflies

And what I know is that everything I touch just turns to dust … ~ Craig Manning When I was in second grade, I was pretty prone to misbehavior. One evening, my mother caught me trying to forge her signature … Continue reading

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Salem’s Lot & Sleepless Nights

I have been terrified of horror for as long as I can remember. Ghouls, mainly, when I was younger, scared the heck out of me. And even at five, I could tell that part of vampires’ power came from their … Continue reading

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Today I Am Home

So my new apartment is in a house that was a small hotel back in the early 20th Century. Wait, do you capitalize “century?” Either way. Now it’s divided up into three apartments. My place RULES, but the walls are … Continue reading

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This House…Is Clean?

(And so the hauntings conclude (FOR NOW), not with a bang, but a whimper (TM my boy T.S.). So when I was living in my second Merrick apartment (the one before the current Levittown one), I remember trying to download … Continue reading

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Tweety Two And Tweety Three Want Seconds

You son of a bitch. You moved the cemetery but you left the bodies, didn’t ya? You son of a bitch. You left the bodies and you only moved the headstones. You only moved the headstones. Lies! Lies! ~ The … Continue reading

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