New House

After living in Beltsville for 16 years, I’ve moved back to Silver Spring. I bought a house on Solmar Drive, on the north side of Fairland Road.

It was neat waking up in my new house on my birthday. The timing was a coincidence.

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Saying Goodbye

After 16 years, I’m moving out of my condo. The folks I’ll miss the most are the kids in my neighborhood. I’ve watched them grow up, played many games of ‘500’ with them at the pool, dropped mini chocolate bars on them from my balcony, and also shot them with my super soaker. I’ll also miss my postal worker, Jackie, who came to my home countless time to pick up and deliver packages.

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My Grandmother Survived Covid-19

In late April, my 92-year-old grandmother was the first person at her senior living community to be diagnosed with Covid-19, which made very little sense because she was confined to her room for weeks and there wasn’t an outbreak there.

I was told that later, one of the caregivers had passed away from the virus, a much younger man and a father.

My grandmother, however, survived it, and recovered at a rehab facility. After several weeks away, she returned home. Continue reading “My Grandmother Survived Covid-19”

ROBO 100

When I was a kid, my friends and I broke out the tape recorder and pretended we were DJs. These ‘shows’ happened occasionally, starting in 1987 and lasting through 1993, before I got an internship at WMUC radio at the University of Maryland and recorded myself actually doing a real show. Continue reading “ROBO 100”