#tobyreads: Journeys and Fragments

I spent the weekend in central New Jersey, watching friends get married on a farm and doing a bit of exploring in and around Bordentown, New Jersey. Highly recommended: Randy Now’s Man Cave, a shop run the man responsible for booking¬†¬†Trenton’s City Gardens for many years, where I bought soda from Detroit and found a Huggy Bear 10″. Also? I did some reading.

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#tobyreads: Lonesome & Crowded — Rudolph Wurlitzer, J. David Osborne, and Gretel Ehrlich Send Dispatches From the West

I was born in upstate New York. Eleven months later, my parents moved to the middle of New Jersey, where I came of age. I went to college in Manhattan, moved back to New Jersey for a couple of months, and then moved to Brooklyn. I’m not proud to say this, but the longest stretch of time I’ve spent outside of the New York metropolitan area has been two weeks in the late summer of 2006. Sometimes, when I’m at […]

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