Tag Archives: McDonald’s

New in Chicago (2013 according to Nate)

Nate asked me to write a post about our recent trip to Chicago. I thought to myself, “Why doesn’t he write it?” and asked him to. He semi-enthusiastically agreed. 2013 turned out to be a good year of new changes … Continue reading

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Day of Reckoning

Nate should weigh about 400 pounds. He eats very badly – lots of brown fried foods, loads of carbs and gobs of snacks. He’s overweight for sure but not grossly so. Still, I worry. After taking him to the doctor … Continue reading

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Nate and I had a good plan for yesterday: a trip to Albany. He had a few new bathrooms to visit – a McDonald’s in Watervliet, a renovated Dunkin’ Donuts on Western Ave., Subway and Panera on New Scotland Road and … Continue reading

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Two of Us Riding Nowhere

“Dad, you’re late for your post,” Nate told me. He was right. My iPhone had chimed with the pre-set alarm reminding me it was time to log in. Truth is, I’ve been writing all week, but not Mission of Complex … Continue reading

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The Name of This Post is Brothers

What does it mean to Robbie and Joey to have an older brother like Nate? I’ve tried over the years to get a handle on it, to try to understand what happens to younger siblings when their big brother provides little to … Continue reading

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History Day

Yesterday was Elise’s birthday and Karen and I suggested Nate take her out for lunch. She demurred, but then said, “Well maybe we can go to New York Pizzeria,” which is a short stroll from our house. Nate had other ideas. The Cooperstown … Continue reading

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Albany Trip

Nate and I have been cooped up in Cooperstown so I thought a day in Albany would be fun. I’ve grown to appreciate our state capitol. Its got the stores and restaurants Nate loves, and a great record store in … Continue reading

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