I've divided my life into three stages: kid, teen, and adult. Kid gets an asterix (for the first 3+ years that I can't really remember, living in the Bronx).
I've talked about the three swim clubs my family belonged to – the
first was based in New Jersey. That's where I return for this podcast
episode: the two houses we lived in over the course of 11 years.
One of my brothers drove through the community (Somerset, NJ) last
weekend, took photos of the houses, and sent them to me, with no advance
warning. This episode, a rush of the memories that returned once I saw
In a quick second segment, a "dinner out" turns into a minor panic tinged with shades of racism....Or is it? Your call.