Thoughts on the 2020 Census Low Response Rate

Let me ask you this: if someone walked up to you in the street and offered you $1,091, would you say “No thanks”? According to a George Washington University report, every person that failed to respond to the 2010 Census cost their state an average of $1,091 dollars. People complain about their communities all theContinue reading “Thoughts on the 2020 Census Low Response Rate”

The toilet paper drought is finally hitting the Bronx

Since this COVID-19 thing started in New York City, people have been panic buying. One dude buying 20 jars of spaghetti sauce, every shelf in the store is now empty, kind of panic buying. Or at least, that’s how it was down in Manhattan near my mom’s place. At the two grocery stores near ourContinue reading “The toilet paper drought is finally hitting the Bronx”

Coronavirus Journal: Day 25 – #coronavirusUSA mascot?

So, I was sitting at the dinner table, trying to get some remote work done and I saw something moving out of the corner of my eye, out the window. I looked over and saw a black bird, a crow, standing on the antennae of the neighboring building. Ok. Great. A crow. I felt likeContinue reading “Coronavirus Journal: Day 25 – #coronavirusUSA mascot?”

Looks like business as usual in New York City

You look at what Governor Cuomo is saying, and especially Mayor De Blasio, and you’d think that death is literally stalking the streets, as if it would be like this if you went outside: But instead, it’s almost like nothing is going on at all. I think people are mostly not traveling out of theirContinue reading “Looks like business as usual in New York City”

A little more corona madness

I was downtown in the East Village this afternoon. I was a little excited to see what was happening down there. I also had to get a power cable we need for a work monitor and I wanted to drop some stuff off at my Mom’s place. I keep going outside with this expectation thatContinue reading “A little more corona madness”