Tag Archives: Morristown

5-start review for ‘Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?”: ‘One of the best short stories I’ve read’

Found this 5-star review of my quick-hit short story, “Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?” Thanks for reading the story  and taking the time to post the review.   5.0 out of 5 starsOne of the best short … Continue reading

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Change is easy: Just do it

It was an old dusty lot along River Styx Road in Hopatcong. Weed filled, marked by an old wall and the angular concrete slab of a forgotten bar, another sign of stagnation in a Lake Hopatcong town where, some said, … Continue reading

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These jobs are going, boys, and they ain’t coming back

They are the ghosts of good ideas, now abandoned. They are the office parks, four-story buildings, industrial complexes, empty car dealerships, half-filled shopping centers, all the things our commerce demanded and then discarded. These are the places Bruce Springsteen sang … Continue reading

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New Jersey: Walking into the future, looking backward

Nearly 40 years ago, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that municipalities could not use their zoning powers to exclude certain residents from moving in.  The suit was based on a complaint filed by a South Jersey chapter of the … Continue reading

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