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Big Fan

It’s always fun to give someone a tour of Nateland. Showing his art, explaining his obsessions, telling his story, and ours – it always ends up a positive exercise, where Nate and the Katz’ come out looking amazing. (That sounds … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges

We took Robbie to Oswego yesterday to start college (Nate, Robbie and I went on a visit there two years ago: https://missionofcomplex.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/road-trip/). It was wonderful to move him in – his records, fridge, etc. – and his room is big … 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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Postprandial Reflections

We were in Chicago for Thanksgiving, a change of scheduling for us. Usually we head to our former home turf, birthplace of all our sons, for the Christmas – New Year’s break, but Karen wanted to mix it up this … Continue reading

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Impressions of an Art Insider

I had some friends over last night to watch a movie, drink some beer and share a few laughs. Like most mature 50-somethings, we chose X-Men: First Class, which we own courtesy of Nate. Nate buys nearly all of our … Continue reading

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Hurdles Toward Independence

It took a long time for me to alter my outlook on Nate’s timeframe. Meaning this: perhaps he has no chance of becoming an independent being at 21, like most college graduates do, but maybe at 30 years old. Maybe … Continue reading

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Back in Order

Nate has a propensity for writing notes to me and Karen (see “Text By Nate”). Once, Nate tried his very best to replicate Karen’s handwriting and expanded her shopping list to include fruit snacks, candy, and other treats he needed. Now … Continue reading

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