Category Archives: Beauty

Scalped…Cash Only

The fact that I’m resembling Elvis has become a concern, so when I get a surprise call from my hairdresser at midnight, I’m overjoyed. “What are ya doin?” he asks. “I’m in bed, awake, after falling asleep after lunch, and … Continue reading

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Freedom Writer

I’m very patriotic, not quite certain where it stems from. Could it be the Flag that waved from our porch every Memorial Day and 4th of July? My dad was in the Royal Air Force during World War II, something … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Your Company

Mother Nature never fails to lessen my fear of things. As I wander through Central Park, she speaks to me through her many representatives. The trees for instance, big and imposing, flirt like green gigolos. “Hey girlfriend,” says a mighty … Continue reading

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The Written Word

The world can be a very cold place, especially of late, so we savor the good and unexpected. I had a woman who follows me write a stray comment that just said…I’m concerned about the girl in the box. It … Continue reading

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Humbled Beauty

I saw a French Poodle whose hair looked better than mine. She knew it too, the haughty way she walked passed me, with her nose in the air. “What did ya say there, Babette?” I said, “Perhaps you should see … Continue reading

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Staying Alive

Despite the horrors of COVID-19 ravaging New York City, I still, every day go for my morning run…more of a grace than I can say. Marc from sorryless.com had asked me to share what I think about during my run. … Continue reading

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Fashionista Wisdom: A Leopard Who Won’t Change Her Spots

I’ve been living in my ripped jeans and various T-shirts for 2 weeks now, spending most of my day at home. It’s seems to have become my uniform. I had to go to the market, and thought, you know what … Continue reading

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo…Respectfully

My respect for Governor Andrew Cuomo has increased considerably. If one wants to see what’s been referred to as a War President, he certainly wears the mantle. New York, the city where I’ve lived more than half my life, is … Continue reading

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How It Usually Is

  Here in the East, we’d be awaiting spring, our cotton khakis and polo shirts stacked in the wings. The daffodils in the Park, who’ve just arrived like pretty girls, would delight us, knowing they’re emissaries, announcing her imminent arrival. … Continue reading

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Woman of Steel

My favorite New York City landmark is the Brooklyn Bridge, who I’m pretty sure is a lady. You would too if you saw her at night all lit up in her evening clothes. She’s a mother figure as well, since … Continue reading

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