“I told them a hundred times: put LIC first and Manhattan last.”
Every six months or so, my little prodigy Spalding, grows out of his Armani, and I have to have him chauffeured to Barneys for a new fitting. That leaves the problem of what to do with his barely used cast-offs? Do I really want to put them on Craigslist and have the masses calling and coming to my door? And since I’ve calculated that I earn $18,247 an hour based on a 24/7 clock, is it even worth my time? Plus I’d have to negotiate it all with his baby-mama in Tribeca, but that’s a whole other mess.
There is probably some relevance in my quandary for the rest of Long Island City, albeit on a less exalted and dramatic scale: What do I do with used clothing, toys, books, etc., that my child …umm, or myself, has grown out of? And how can I do it in a simpler manner than the trials and tribulations of Craigslist? Continue reading