Mr. Neill receives sage advice from both sides of the law.  Yet questions remain.  Can a mansion have just one bedroom?  What if the lawn you wanted was no lawn at all?  And what if having no lawn took you off the grid?

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  1. The mansion at 3030 Elroy St.
  2. The lawn he wants is no lawn
  3. If they start fighting, keep playing…but if they start shooting, stop

78′s and Unhip:

  1. Coleman Hawkins – Some of these days
  2. James (Beal Street) Clark – You can’t make the grade
  3. Unhip – Eventually


February 20th, 2014

Fantastic, John! I agree with you that 3030 Elroy St. certainly was an “exotic” place. And it was on a yellow brick road. And you finally got a more perspective view of your Grandma. I think you know that your mom was never really convinced that that was her Real mom, for several reasons.

February 20th, 2014

Love your stories!

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