Neil Kramer explores friendship, love, and sex, and the dangerous art of writing about it.
He lives in NYC. He can be contacted at neilochka on yahoo.
Subscribe by Email
Photos for Sale
- Sara on The Ninth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert: The other one! (Have yourself a merry little…) Thanks for...
- Louise on The Ninth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert: Awww, shucks. I didn’t know we couldn’t lean on our...
- Neil on The Ninth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert: yay!
- Laurie LaGrone on The Ninth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert: I finally overcame my tech problems and will upload a...
- Quirky Chrissy on The Ninth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert: I’m hoping I can pull something delicious off this...
Category Archives: Life with My Parents
My mother called up from her winter rental in Century Village, Boca Raton, Florida. “Hey, Mom. How you doing?” “Good. I saw a fabulous show last night.” “Oh yeah? What?” “I forgot the name. A singing group. There is a … Continue reading
“Please come to Walgreen’s with me and help me carry up a 24 pack of water on sale,” said my mother. “I’m busy,” I replied. For the first time in a long time, I wasn’t lying. I was finally out … Continue reading
Sophia has been away all week on a job, so I have been here in LA, holding down the fort, like they used to say in the days when we lived in forts. I’ve been spending a lot of time … Continue reading
After three days of searching to buy something online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I ended up with nothing. Everything I truly wanted, like a HD Camcorder with a built in GPS and electric shaver, was just too expensive. … Continue reading
My mother doesn’t like to waste money, and similar to many other Jewish mothers of her generation, she can sense a sale at Loehmann’s from miles away. Which brings me to Thanksgiving. Recently, a new supermarket took over in the … Continue reading
Today is my mother’s birthday. This is her birthday card. It was a windy and lonely October evening. I was in my bedroom, the overhead lamp flickering, as I IM-ed with Allison, a New Hampshire woman who wrote a knitting … Continue reading
I miss my father, who passed away four years ago, only a few months after I started blogging. Today, I took the Long Island Railroad today to visit the cemetery where my father is buried. It is a Jewish tradition … Continue reading
My mother recently returned from a two week cruise along the Mediterranean in Europe. When she first told me that she was taking this trip with a female friend, I thought it was a crazy and worthless trip — Barcelona, … Continue reading
One of the first rules every writer learns is that a good character does not speak “on the nose.” When a person says something verbally, the true message and emotion can be quite different from what the person says. I … Continue reading