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Recovery, Chronic Fatigue and Depression (Part III)


I had learned that the cause of depression is the perception of powerlessness; once I got my power back then I would be all right. Um, well, not exactly. Around 2009 I moved to another HUD-subsidized apartment building in Syracuse.  … Continue reading

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SUNY Upstate’s $122 Million Boondoggle (Part III)


I had not expected there to be any Part III to this boondoggle but I was wrong. Having discovered that the NYS Office of the Inspector General was letting the State University of New York investigate itself, and that the … Continue reading

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SUNY Upstate’s $122 Million Boondoggle (Part II)


On May 19, 2011, I filed a complaint about SUNY Upstate’s Institute for Human Performance with the NYS Office of the Inspector General.  It assigned the case number NYSIG #0393-032-2011 and referred it to SUNY auditor Michael Abbot and that’s the … Continue reading

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SUNY Upstate’s $122 Million Boondoggle (Part I)


In 2009 I moved into McCarthy Manor.  I was referred across the street for physical therapy at the Institute for Human Performance, which faces on 505 Irving Avenue, Syracuse NY. The Institute was built by the State University of New York … Continue reading

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The Institute, The Wall and My Home, Part II


             The problem, dear reader, is that McCarthy Manor’s front door is accessed by a circular driveway off Crouse Avenue and we travel by bus.  The tenants of McCarthy Manor—mostly disabled—travel on short buses owned and operated by Centro’s Call-a-Bus, … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Institute, and My Home, Part I


I keep thinking about The Wall.  It is made of concrete, stands about three and a half feet tall and is topped by about four feet of wire fence, which is wrapped in dense fabric.  It’s a very wall-ish wall.  It runs down … Continue reading

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