ONE TIME MORE JOE AND I’LL QUIT…WE’LL LET PETER PLAY

Imagine? ‘Okay, [then] we’ll let Peter play’. That’s the way it was then. But we’ll get to it.

I grew up in a house that was pretty big I guess. I never grasped this on any level because it was never brought to my attention at home. It was just where we lived. Like anyone else in the neighborhood. Large, small, apartment; believe me when I tell you that nobody cared back in the day, circa the ‘50s-’60s-’70s. The size of one’s domicile meant absolutely nothing. At least to us. It was more about the people who inhabited the place than the place itself, which of course is just…