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The Lipsin Gang

Here it is boys and girls,finally a picture of the most feared gang in Cote St Luc in Montreal ! The notorious Lipsin Gang .My brother Big Man Brian is on the left,the three Stevens who all lived next door to each other are on both sides of me .To the right was Morris Grintuch […]

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American Beauty

i bought the record for a dollar at the flea market in Marin City just near the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito.I was living in Stinson Beach and was Jerry Garcia’s gardener at the time.It was a cold foggy sunday morning and i lit a fire and played this sucker over and over again.

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early days as a foodie

My days as a foodie started here ! I would pick my way among the cooking that my mother and grandmother did and develop my finer sense of taste .That is me digging into the bowl.Lyvia my cousin at the left is observing and Ranaan my other cousin pouting and Brian my brother picking.Nothing has […]

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My Grandfather’s Mandolin

my Zaide,my grandfather owned a mandolin or should i say the mandolin owned him.It was always around and loved to be grabbed and strummed,some old Russian songs,some yiddish songs like Tumbalaika and some old irish songs.The latter were ones that warmed my Zaideh’s heart,irish ballads.Go figure.No gathering was complete without us kids begging for a […]

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