I visited my old familiar haunts in Staten Island. The area has changed for the worse. My favorite news stand was near a trainstation and run by a surly Chinese man Lenny. For a twenty five years Lenny has been telling kids this is not a library. I would get a series of insults upon entry to the store.Lenny has sold the store to a Pakistani who is even more obnoxious then Lenny.
Vermont Pizza is dreadful so I went to my favorite mustachioed Italian place. The old Mustachioed Pete is replace by a less skilled Mexican. I tried the pizza maybe Old Pete imparted his craftsmanship. It wasn't even close and there was no pride. The Pizza was worse then the Pizza I loathe in Vermont.
The traffic in NJ and Staten Island is hair raising. Even at three in the afternoon the traffic on the Staten Island was brutal. I often listen with mild amusement at tales of woe at traffic on I89.
Mr Beamish in 08, Ducky to be smoked and 167 still looking for ratings