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flushing ave between Broadway and Kent
for so many years a stretch of bumps, cracks , potholes
the most direct way from Williamsburg to downtown Brooklyn
i should call someone at the dept of transportation
and ask how any years it will take to get it fixed.
Sara Roosevelt park on Chrystie and grand.
free health check up
weight / height / waist
blood pressure sugar cholesterol.
every year in Chinatown different non profit organizations
provide these free screenings and offer support.
when i register for the tests
the person filling my chart ask me if I am 34
I tell him I am 40 and not a citizen.
they draw my blood from my middle finger -
the total cholesterol is very low
just 150 -
the omega 3 fish oil i have been taking seems to work wonders -
and the blood pressure is good too -
especially after a brisk bike ride in the sun and a coffee+milk+sugar.
to qualify for free health insurance in nyc
you must make no more than 851 dollars a month - gross income.
strange that they do not offer something sliding scale -
something in between the everything free
and the 300 dollars a month of healthy ny.
I miss living in Chinatown / Lower East side -
there is a strong sense of community.
chinese families leaving their doors open and the kids playing in the hallway.
they would often cook but nothing smelling heavy and fried.
the nights were quiet -
no music blasting from the streets or the hallway.
on every block
more vegetable and tropical fruit available for less
and 700 ml. bottles of cold green tea
with low or no sugar for just a dollar
3 guys on bikes
they wear the same jersey and boy scout faces
they are from Minnesota
and biked to Manhattan all the way from buffalo.
fund raising money for Ukrainian orphans.
i am happy of the new wireless odometer/speedometer i got from nashbar.com
no more guessing game on how fast or how many miles.
i can climb the Williamsburg bridge at 17 mph uphill.
with my heavy backpack, camera and chain around my waist.
looking for used cars -
toyotas or hondas -
there is some auto bodywork in greenpoint.
this guy takes old beat up cars and put them together from scratch.
he is going to put together for himself an old mercedes that looks like scrap for the junkyard.