The Beginning

It began with an old 286 computer like this. It was huge. We’d plug in a floppy disk with a mortgage calculating program that would crash the computer every other time we’d run it.

The Search

Apartment hunting was a part-time job. To this day I can walk past buildings on the Upper West Side and remember those long-ago peeks into private lives.

The Deal

Becoming--to my astonishment--a homeowner. A Manhattan homeowner that is--constantly searching for more space! And guess what? We find it! Under that white space above that kitchen counter.

First Comes Love …

Do you have any idea how complicated a staircase can be? And what that means in a race against time? Meaning contractor vs. baby? What happens, as it so often does, when the great partiers become ... parents.

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