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vendredi 6 juin 2014

Old Time Jersey


Maybe I was still dreaming. But I feel I heard the car. Dad's 1959 Chevi had this particular start. A little clic just before the ignition went on. And then he drove away and we never saw him again. And now, when I think about it, I feel like it meant the end of my childhood. Because then I had to take care of mum and Debbie and little Oscar who was still in diapers. I never resented what he had done. I don't really know why, probably because I loved him too much. He was from the old days, when the country was moving forward and there was no TV. So when he got his last check. When they told him he could apply at Trenton, he went into the locker room and broke two fingers hitting the wall. That's what Joe told me later. And then he went to the Red Horse and drank the whisky. And he probably felt trapped like a frog in a barrel as he used to say. And then something happened with some guys from Up-state. A woman was involved. I like to think that he defended her honor. Anyhow, a guy went down and my dad ran from the police. He could never face the authorities. His family was from Mississippi and they were raised like that : when you see the star, just run son.

I was 9 years old when that happened and I always feel like I could have stopped him. If only I woke up from that dream.

mercredi 6 mars 2013

Gracieuse majesté

jeudi 28 février 2013

Prise par les sables

Suite de la ballade sur les rives de Brighton

mercredi 27 février 2013

Promenade sur Coney Island

lundi 25 février 2013

Flou, non !

dimanche 24 février 2013

Joues mode Kusama

jeudi 7 février 2013

Un matin de novembre

À Manhattan

mercredi 18 juillet 2012

La mouette et les enfants

Famille de juifs orthodoxes en guinguette à Coney Island

jeudi 12 juillet 2012


mercredi 13 juin 2012

Et des soupirs de fleurs

jeudi 31 mai 2012

Juste le temps de s'en griller une

Quartier Haïtien

mercredi 30 mai 2012

Iesous un chapeau

jeudi 24 mai 2012


Parfois l'impression d'être un piaf sur une plage et sous un ciel chargé. Hé ho, salut les copains !

vendredi 18 février 2011

Allez, une petite de Broadway

mardi 8 février 2011


vendredi 17 décembre 2010

T'es où ?

mardi 7 décembre 2010


samedi 4 décembre 2010


dimanche 28 novembre 2010

La vie en beau !

Qui disait Baudelaire.

Ça tombe bien, c'est l'anniversaire de Dorothée. Feliz cumpleanos !

mercredi 10 novembre 2010

Tandis qu'il pleuvait sur Metropolitan

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