Marian Baylin, my Former Intern, and a Wonderama Kid, Responds to my List of Things I Miss, With an extensive list of her own.
I miss every game you can play on a stoop.
I miss horse drawn knife sharpeners and push carts in Brooklyn and signs in Yiddish or phonetic
I miss the “mountains”
I miss Carvel and the ads.
I miss flipping baseball cards and the terrible stick of gum in side them
Folk music in Greenwich Village
You on Sunday
My mom and I sitting in front of Eloise at the plaza
Apartments in NYC I could afford
Coffee, food, movies, Broadway shows I could afford on the same day
Brooklyn Children Museum Gift Shop.
Real pizza anywhere you went
The NY Worlds Fair 1964-65
10 cent paper kites that lasted a whole day
loving the UN and UNICEF and believing in them.