Real Music & Real Estate . . .

Yiddishe Cup’s bandleader, Bert Stratton, is Klezmer Guy.
 

He knows about the band biz and – check this out – the real estate biz, too.
 

You may not care about the real estate biz. Hey, you may not care about the band biz. (See you.)
 

This is a blog with a gamy twist. It features tenants with snakes and skunks, and musicians with smoked fish in their pockets.
 

Stratton has written op-eds for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.


 
 

I NEED MONEY

I think a lot about money. I never used to. Today I sketched a $100 bill. If I had a bag of real $100s, I’d be happy, but not completely happy. I need $1,000,000. I have expenses.

My rabbi talked about fire and ash — the fire was the animal sacrifice at the Temple,  and the ash was the charred sacrificial remains. Conclusion: the fire is the fun part of life — such as music, art, and dining at Tommy’s. And the ash is the workaday stuff.  For instance, you’re a doctor and you’re filling out forms instead of healing people, or you’re a teacher doing student assessments instead of teaching. There is a lot of ash-hauling in life, and I’m sick of it. I want to have fun. Have any extra $100s?

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This is neither fiction nor non-fiction.

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4 comments

1 Irwin Weinberger { 02.08.17 at 11:14 am }

My advice to you is to take out a loan from the Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Bank.

2 Mark Schilling { 02.08.17 at 11:32 am }

Who doesn’t need $1,000,000?

3 Ken Goldberg { 02.08.17 at 12:14 pm }

Irwin, what hours are they open, please?

4 David Rowe { 02.14.17 at 5:43 am }

No one hundred dollar bills; some extra time

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