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“Homegrown”

October 11, 2011

What a serene day this is turning out to be. Weatherwise one couldn’t ask for more than this. With the phone quiet for a couple of days, one should appreciate the solitude of it all. Meaning not a soul has called by phone. Usually it is non-stop: with Andre phoning during the night/ day several and friends too. It is a restful period in which one should appreciate at the moment. Inwardly it is a test of wills for oneself. Still resolved in the pledge of not having any diet coke and that is going well. Haven’t been reading anything bookwise lately, simply b/c thought it would be better to wait til November. Have 3 books to read then. Had been on the computer to see if people in one line of profession would actually be successful in another. Found that this is so. Robert Downey Jr. is very talented in singing. Dirk Bogarde who was an actor in very renound films, is an accomplished writer who has numerous books to his credit and also has a music disc available. How nice is that. Bet no one knows or for that matter cares about it. I for one do. Bet others do too. Now at last to the subject at hand. One would think that it would be good to return to NYC, being homegrown and familiar with the environment. However one has definite second thoughts about it. The entire place has changed which is obviously true and it is a known fact that fewer native New Yorkers are there. They are been replaced with many foreigners from various parts of the world. These people have inhabited  this city for many reasons and it is their right to do that. They have brought with them their language, culture and other ways of life. Sometimes in a negative style, and for that reason makes one uncomfortable. Now lets clarify it not all are this way however a good many are and that makes one very uneasy. The drugs for one instance,crime and the items that go with them. Let one say that in this piece one hopes not to reiterate on items said previously. It is very easy for one to do that for this subject and its connection is very close to one’s heart. There is another  state close to oneself and that is Maryland. As the song goes “Maryland My Maryland”. One have resided in Madison, Wi. for a total of seven years. It is fine and enjoyable. One may truthfully say is there a connection? Maybe, only time will tell. Just love the mystery of it all.