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3/16/14 – 3/20/14

3/20/14 31 years ago today, I married Rosanne Albanese. It’s also 15 years since Father Ron showed up at our home, while we were in our PJs and we renewed our vows for the 3rd time. You see, I know how lucky I am, because I married this […]

3/11/14 – 3/15/14

3/15/14 Sad news to report out of the Point. TH has passed away. TH was my ex-Bro-in-law, and father to my nephew and God-niece. He also shared my birthday. Rest in Peace my friend. CC and the 3rd shift enjoyed a nice recognition dinner last evening. TC, BB, […]

3/6/14 – 3/10/14

3/10/14 Happy Birthday to Gracielle, my beautiful niece, GaD. Enjoy your day. Olivia. Simply beautiful… My brudder and his boys… Hurry back Scooby. The smoking perch is empty without yee… Good luck Scooby – remind them to steer clear of the brogue … CC hosted NR and CT […]

3/1/14 – 3/5/14

3/5/14 One of my favorite vintage pics of Zelda … 3/4/14 Here’s the first family photo of OnA and her proud Mom & Dad. My nephew and niece, VA and NgA in their first official family photograph. Your baby is beautiful. We love you very much !!! Happy […]

2/26/14 – 2/28/14

2/28/14 Date night with my honey at Tony Roma’s … great ribs and nice fireplace … Two new Blue Moon glasses for my honey … (say that 3 times fast …) I think I saw this bunny today … And it’s only March … 😉 2/27/14 My friend, […]

2/21/14 – 2/25/14

2/25/14 Happy Birthday to my beautiful niece, JmG, (my namesake). Enjoy your day today … 😉 2/23/14 Happy Anniversary to my Mom & Dad. They’ve made 57 years together. I don’t know how you did it. Congratulations, and I love you both … Happy Birthday to my UD. […]

2/16/14 – 2/20/14

2/19/14 Happy Birthday to my cousin JB, from the motherland. Enjoy your day brother. I miss you every day here…. From my AJ … (that didn’t work with her though 😉 ) I couldn’t help but over-hear two guys in their mid-twenties while sitting at a bar. One […]

2/11/14 – 2/15/14

2/15/14 My latest FB Cover Page – Snow Lions That’s right bitches. Got our Federal Tax Refund checks already … Now, to cash it and stash it in the mattress… So, why did my Con Ed bill jump 35% for electricity usage ? My usage was down, but […]

2/6/14 – 2/10/14

2/10/14 A JaJo sighting was just reported by POJaL. This kid is chillin’ at the crib, enjoying his life… My cousin from the motherland and some other people I know might recognize the red circle. For most of us, this is the area in Clifton, NJ where all […]

2/1/14 – 2/5/14

2/5/14 Made this new Snow Covered Cover Page image. Here’s the main snowgirl. Came out pretty good Ro’s first snowman. The bigger version is under construction. That ice finally melted and came down. 2/4/14 Some pretty images from the snowstorm – Our building, the Library and our neighborhood […]

1/26/14 – 1/31/14

1/31/14 Happy Birthday to two great people. RT and SaY share the same birthday, and same taste in sweater styles. We wish them both a great day !!! 1/30/14 My brother made this statement on Facebook today. I’ll fix his ass… 2014 0130 Frank Coaster Dance   "…From now […]

1/21/14 – 1/25/14

1/25/14 Move Wave 2 went well. Only 15 more left, then onto NJ2 build … 1/24/14 JaJo loved his Pez Pony stuffed toy too… POJaL and JaJo dropped by and hung out at our crib. It’s always fun when we’re Hanging with JaJo – January 2014. It was […]

1/16/14 – 1/20/14

1/18/14 Move Wave 1. And so it begins … Move Wave 1 went off pretty good. A few lessons learned, which is to be expected. All in all a good days work, by CR, KjW and the boys who all did great. You have been warned. No energized […]

1/11/14 – 1/15/14

1/15/14 So, if childless couples are happier than couples with kids, my life should be getting better right about now ? Me and the witch are effectively a childless couple now, since our children are now adults … I’ll let you know how that goes … 😉 Look […]

1/6/14 – 1/10/14

1/9/14 Happy Birthday Jimmy, turning 70, makes me feel old. And I play Zep EVERYDAY !!!! Got a delivery of 100 new perforated tiles. Strange tag marking… hmmm… 1/8/14 Check it out. No. 7 station at 5th avenue has solid Verizon Wireless service now on the platform. Sweet… […]

1/1/14 – 1/5/14

1/4/14 Just to keep the record straight. My snowblower is called Toro. I did our house, both sides of the street, the crazy old WACs house and driveway, and the driveways for the 2 families with kids living across from me. My ball and chain did ours and […]

12/26/13 – 12/31/13

12/31/13 The FDNY and NYPD are ready for the Times Square New Years activities. Happy New Year. Hope it’s better than 2013 … Things are bad, but they are a little nicer when I get a new Pez. The Goblin King from the Hobbit. Don’t ask what I […]

12/21/13 – 12/25/13

12/25/13 Merry Christmas everyone. Enjoy the time with your family and friends. Merry Christmas – December 2013 – JaJo’s First Christmas A little teaser as I work on the complete photo collection from our Christmas. Had a great time with everyone, and it was especially nice when we […]

12/16/13 – 12/20/13

12/20/13 FjL is one step closer to realizing a dream. Passed the FDNY CPAT exam. Love you son and very proud of you … 12/19/13 My updated LPTS – FB Quarterly Photo View – see the Pez items I’ve acquired in the past 90 days. 12/18/13 It took […]

12/11/13 – 12/15/13

12/15/13 My beautiful great-niece, KaH, all she wants are a few nice things … 😉 Does anyone remember laughter ? 12/14/13 We had our annual holiday party yesterday. Pretty good turnout, considering it was a daytime event and half of everyone works from home these days. I don’t […]

12/6/13 – 12/10/13

12/10/13 Here’s my Christmas card from our family. So don’t expect a card from us in the mail. This is it. Have a Happy Christmas and safe New Year … 12/9/13 JaJo was spotted playing with his manger. Getting ready for his first Christmas. Our NY Public Library […]

12/1/13 – 12/5/13

12/5/13 Happy Birthday to my beautiful sister AtA. Enjoy your day. I Love You !!! Nelson Mandela died today. Rest in Peace Madiba. You changed the world  … 12/4/13 The NY Public Library got some new railings. And it looks like they’ve always been there already. I caught […]

11/26/13 – 11/30/13

11/29/13 We took 4 cluttered, old and full racks and consolidated down to 2 to make room for newer kit. Good job boys… 11/28/13 Some pics from Thanksgiving dinner. Wished I would have seen my grandson, just not meant to be I suppose. And not even a pic […]

11/21/13 – 11/25/13

11/25/13 Now the X is following FjL, He spotted it today over the city … hmmm FjL came across those Buddhists handing out crap. And he learned how to get one without making a donation … atta boy … JaJo was spotted with  a new ‘neat’ hairstyle … […]

11/16/13 – 11/20/13

11/20/13 Got a new Sumsi Pez for World Savings Day in Europe. Always fun when I get a Pez that will never be released in the USA. 11/19/13 now, that’s an early Pez …. 11/18/13 NYC Bravest responding to a house fire in the neighborhood. That could be […]

11/11/13 – 11/15/13

11/15/13 FjL continues to excel at John Jay College, and made the Dean’s list and received this award. We are very proud of you son. 11/14/13 Word’s already out that my replacement corporate card is in … Evergreen is on speedial and Scooby is already ordering food for […]

11/6/13 – 11/10/13

11/10/13 We got to see our grandson today. JaJo and his dad PoJaL stopped over for a visit. Hanging with JaJo – November 2013. It was a very pleasant visit. JaJo was in fine spirits… JaJo was over today. Took a few pics that I’ll post. Checkout how […]

11/1/13 – 11/5/13

11/5/13 Good luck to Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio. He’s gonna need it FjL casting his first ever vote for mayor 11/4/13 FjL is one step closer. Passed his last FDNY test. Congrats and love you son. Very proud of you 11/3/13 Not that I’m bragging, but with the 2013 […]

10/26/13 – 10/31/13

10/31/13 The pizza delivery guy thought the witch was his tip…. For a witch, Ro ain’t half bad … Here’s a few Halloween images of the day. Look away … I’m hideous…. the transformation begins … Happy Halloween boys and girls … be safe and have a Pezzy […]

10/21/13 – 10/25/13

10/25/13 The other half of our old management team enjoyed a Wells Fargo funded lunch. Always good when  Me, SaY and CC get together. Even better when it’s SaY picking up the tab… MC and the Crew have started having tons of fun, with loads of spools of […]