Category Archives: animals

Getting the Most Out Of Your Vacation…From the Waist Down

It’s that time of year again, when those naughty Europeans prowl in the Park, trying their darndest to get laid before going home. How do I know they’re not locals? Because they look at you as if you’re an exotic … Continue reading

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Dr. Zeus, My Cat In The Hat

I’m happily feeding Zeus, the cat, down the block. He’s a redhead, big and buff, rugged and tough…strapping, sturdy and oh so sexy–my kinda guy, greeting me at the door with furry swagger, like he’s welcoming me to his bachelor pad. … Continue reading

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The Central Park Gym

 Nice to have a gym that’s two and half miles long and a half mile wide. None of this shoulder to shoulder stationary bike business competing for elbow room. You can join a yoga class on the Great Lawn, do … Continue reading

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Outfielder, for the Yanks

I witnessed the funniest scene in the park with a Golden Labradoodle and his middle-aged master who were casually playing catch, until…. the ball went flying downhill at the speed of light, the Doodle in hot pursuit going faster and … Continue reading

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Tags, Tacos and a Thingirl

 It’s 6 A.M. and I’m en route to the train, my neighborhood slowly waking up. Starbucks has just opened, Jose is at his cart busy arranging his donuts, and there’s a short, chubby Latino fellow standing beside a taco truck … Continue reading

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FDR’s Fala Speech

Once again, history came a callin’. There I was coming back from Zitomer, the Cartier of drug stores, after purchasing my semi annual Clinque Chubbystick in Maraschino Red, when who do I come upon but a black, Scottish Terrier, a … Continue reading

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Step Away From That X-ray Machine and Nobody Gets Hurt

I’m here with ice packs on my chest after being assaulted during my annual mammogram by a woman the size of a tank. Charisa was her name and I thought she’d kill me. “I’m not one to take unnecessa’ feelms’ … Continue reading

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Sittin’ in the Park

  I’m reminded often, how lucky I am to live so close to Central Park. Even though I run through it most days, I tend to forget to visit more casually.  Today, after it rained all night, I threw on chinos … Continue reading

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She Sang Like a Canary

 I was stretching at the 91st Street entrance to the park, when I see a herd of birds feasting on a hero roll. I always think of this as family style dining, like Olive Garden for the winged set. In … Continue reading

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I’m Your Goomba, No Matta What

Goomba is Italian slang for friend, and I’m a good one, and stay one, no matter what you do. “Oh, so they dug up heads in your backyard? Hmm, are you in jail? Can I bring you anything?” “I just … Continue reading

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