The Bearded Trinity

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, April 12, 2017 The Bearded Trinity were we, off on a roadtrip to Philly. Behind my back, the one called the Bearded Motormouth provided ample dialogue at high decibels. Beside me at the wheel sat the Bearded Motorist racing down the turnpike. And then there was I, the Bearded Neurotic,…

The Folly of Hollywood Beach

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, March 8, 2017 As I cruised along the boardwalk, I knew that the bicycle was not meant for me. Standing up on the wheels while pedaling was not ideal for my knees or sanity. Yet, here I was amongst a circus of tourists and beach bums. I was on my…

Hilltop Magic

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, May 11, 2016 Mid afternoon, I walked up Ha Nasi street in Safed, on my way to the summit of the city. Mount Meron was to my west and the Sea of Galilee was to my east. I was at an elevation of nearly 3,000 feet. I was searching for…

Fear and Loathing in Fort Tilden

Published by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, October 14, 2015, based on his memoirs from August 20-25, 2015 “Oooooooh!” That’s all I heard for the longest time. My forehead was both numb and aching, along with my nose and left kneecap. I had a white wire from a phone charger dangling from my new smartphone in my…

Citizens United Save New York!

Published by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, August 2, 2015, based on his memoirs from July 26-30, 2015 Sunday, July 26, 2015 It all started with the Megabus ride to Manhattan at 11:00 am. My reserved seat was in the very first row on the second floor of the double decker bus, with a panoramic glass window…