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Martha:  To  someone not accustomed to all the wonderful varried food
aeroma's that assao  our nostrils, and make hunger pains double us over,
N.Y. does smell good.
Ofcourse one must over look the fallen down drunks, homeless; etc or have
they cleaned this up?  Speaking of homeless, I understand that many YMCA"S
that have rooms also have a nurse on board to give the meds.  It was found
that many homeless people were bi-polar and not taking the medications
needed and that this has help in many cases.  Your friend, lillian



-----Original Message-----
From: Martha S Cerreto <MJTCERRETO@prodigy.net>
To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Cc: mjtcerreto@prodigy.net <mjtcerreto@prodigy.net>
Date: Wednesday, January 06, 1999 12:05 AM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting


>Boise sounds very nice kathy.  You thought New York city smelled good?
>Well, that's because you were there in the Fall.  A good wind gets blowing
>up and blows all the smog around!  Truly, I've always thought that the Fall
>showed New York off to its best advantage.
>
>There's a song I think I remember hearing Mel Torme sing:
>
>Autumn in New York,
>Why does it seem so exciting..
>
>I don't remember the rest of the words.  New Yorkers, like me and PJ do
>like to sing.
>
>Kathy, you know someone who lives near Sutton Place?  You've been holding
>out on us Kath.
>
>Take care.  Lots of Love and Good Wishes to you,
>
>Martha
>
>
>
>----------
>From: kcorrigan@chgw.com
>To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>Subject: RE: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 11:27 PM
>
>Hi, Martha:  Cold Spring sounds absolutely wonderful.  There's an area of
>Portland, Oregon, much like that.  Terwilleger Boulevard, I believe it is.
>It's up in the Highlands, and the houses are very close together and close
>to the sidewalks.  It's very hilly there, and scenic.  The view of Portland
>from up there is breathtaking.  Although I don't consider Portland a
>smaller
>city, New Yorkers probably do.  Boise is definitely a small city, but it is
>lovely in its own way. We have a greenbelt that follows the Boise River the
>entire length of the city.  There are horse paths, bicylcle paths and
>jogging paths all along the river, and it's beautiful in the spring,
>summer,
>and fall.  We're very proud of our Greenbelt.  During the summer it's great
>sport to rent innertubes and tube down the river, waving at everyone who
>drives or walks by.  We have our own opera, symphony orchestra, and ballet
>company.  There are more millionaires per capita in Boise than in any other
>city in the United States, although it doesn't have the feeling of being
>only for the rich.  It's because it's the home of Boise Cascade, Morrison
>Knudsen, Hewlett-Packard, Micron, Albertsons, Ore-Ida Foods, Simplot
>Company
>-- the list goes on and on.  I sound like a travel brochure, don't I?
>
>I visited New York (Manhattan) about ten years ago in October.  I was
>charmed by the city.  I thought it was wonderfully exciting and beautiful,
>too, and the air even smelled good.  I was suprised at how clean it was.  I
>stayed in an apartment on First and 51st near Sutton Place.  I thought it
>was very fancy over there.  We were on the 20th floor, and for a small town
>girl, that was very exciting.  I even went to the Met and saw "La Boheme."
>I'd love to go back someday.  Maybe I will.  You know, I used to think that
>Easterners were aloof and unfriendly.  Just not true!  Thanks, Martha!
>Love, Kathy
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martha S Cerreto [SMTP:MJTCERRETO@prodigy.net]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 11:11 AM
>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> Cc: mjtcerreto@prodigy.net
>> Subject: Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>>
>> Hi Kathy!
>> There's a town I like to visit, pretty close to here called Cold Spring.
>> It's on a hill that slopes down to the Hudson River.  There are a lot of
>> nice shops.  The houses are all close together, a little beyond the
>> sidewalk.  It always makes me think of how it must have been before TV
>> when, I guess, people sat out on their porches, in part, for amusement,
>> and
>> knew and said hi to just about everyone that went by.
>>
>> I never saw much of anything like that in my life, growing up in the
>> subburbs of Long Island.  Sometimes I feel I missed something and am
>still
>> missing it, i.e., life in a smaller city has charms still that I don't
>see
>> in New York state.
>>
>> People say Rudolph Guiliani has changed New York city; that now it is
>> safer, better, etc.  I hadn't been in very much for a while, until I had
>> to
>> start going back to the doctor and was always of the opinion that nobody
>> could change New York.  but lately I think maybe he did or something did.
>
>> But I think I miss the old New York; you know, the hustlers, the 3 card
>> monte players!  I wouldn't want to hang out with them, but there was an
>> air
>> of danger I miss...a little.  Now it seems to be a city only for the
>rich.
>>
>> Love you muchly,
>>
>> Martha
>>
>> ----------
>> From: kcorrigan@chgw.com
>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> Subject: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>> Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 5:41 PM
>>
>> Hi, Folks:  Just sitting here (working) and thinking about how suddently
>> things can change.  I've always been proud of our small city -- how
>> informal, yet cultured, we are.  Our last governer (as of today) lived
>> about
>> three blocks from us in a rather modest home.  He drove his own car to
>> work
>> every day, and ate at his favorite Chinese restaurant about twice a week.
>> Often, he would walk the three blocks from the capitol building to the
>> restaurant by himself.  One day my friends and I had just finished eating
>> and were exiting the restaurant.  I let go of the door and it almost
>> smacked
>> the Gov. in the face!  He laughed, and I apologized.  It wasn't unusual,
>> either, to see him playing clarinet (not very well) in a little Dixieland
>> band, having a great time.  Last Thursday, I was walking down to a little
>> Greek restaurant near us and the Gov. was crossing the street from the
>> capitol (our building is only a block away).  It was pouring rain, and I
>> turned to the Gov., who is a very small man, and said, "You're getting
>all
>> wet -- want to share my umbrella?"  So he did.  We walked along and I
>> asked
>> him how he felt about retiring, etc., and he joked and we chatted.  This
>> was
>> not unusual behavior for him at all and, in fact, was the way with all
>> past
>> governors, as well.  Old Governor Smylie asked me what a type of fruit
>was
>> once in the grocery store.  His wife had a cold, so he was doing the
>> shopping!  Our new governor, Dirk Kempthorne, has brought an entourage of
>> security officers with him from Washington.  This change makes many of us
>> sad.  Ah, well.  Just thought I'd share that little tidbit with you.
>> Kathy
>> in Boise
>>
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