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.


 
 

DEATH AND FACEBOOK

 

Facebook goes like this: cat pic, dog pic, anti-Trump stuff, then a death notice.

For the death notice, I wrote in the comments section: “Rick was the first person to tell me to take a baby aspirin every day. He was always looking out for everybody. ” Rick was a doctor. I knew him from Camp Michigania, where we used to  vacation together.

From now on, every death will be on Facebook — or whatever Facebook becomes. Rick was always friendly. Who wouldn’t be on vacation? Rick was into sailing. I played tennis. For some reason, Rick’s baby-aspirin advice stuck with me, not the sailing tips. Nowadays a lot of doctors swear by the old 81 mg/day. Rick was on that case years ago.

Cat pic, dog pic, anti-Trump stuff, death notices on Facebook. Rest in peace, Rick.

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4 comments

1 David Korn { 05.10.17 at 9:56 am }

May Rick’s memory be for a blessing.

2 Bill Jones { 05.10.17 at 9:57 am }

Like many things the aspirin a day (versus apple) is not without potential problems. As you know few doctors today tell you to take an aspirin and call back if there’s a problem. So consult your internist/cardiologist to see whether its worth your while or just a placebo. Could this aspirin business have lead to opioid abuse…..

3 Ken Goldberg { 05.10.17 at 9:42 pm }

Aspirin is a “double-edged sword!”

4 David Rowe { 05.17.17 at 2:36 am }

Proves that tennis is better exercise than sailing.

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