But I liked seeing toddlers through the window getting haircuts. Every block should have something that makes you smile. I'll miss that.
Essentials, at Broadway and 81st, closed over a year ago, but the construction fence is now up and the windows are boarded up, so I suspect the last traces of the store will be erased any day.
But I miss anything that reminds me of my little Samuel.
Let's end on a high note: Orwashers Bakery is the newest member of the neighborhood, a few doors south of Cozy's.
Weird how the world keeps changing and I'm not in control of it.