Category Archives: humor

Did You Know…Hollywood Edition Part 2

 In 1977, Carrie Fisher was only 19 years-old when she played Princess Leia in the legendary film, Star Wars. Sophia Loren turned down the amour of Cary Grant for director Carlo Ponti’s, instead.   Was she dropped on her head? … Continue reading

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Best Stories Of The Week, So Far…March 4th

Monday:  I’m in the Park crossing the Great Lawn walking gingerly over ice, when I see a young man charging towards me, in shorts no less. I say, hey, be careful, it’s very icy. If looks could kill, I’d be … Continue reading

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Did You Know…Everything But The Kitchen Sink Edition

The Statue of Liberty has an 879 size foot, a 35 foot waist and a face 8 feet long. Now that’s what I call a big girl.   French President, Charles de Gaulle was 6’5, an inch taller than Abraham Lincoln, … Continue reading

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Pass the Synonym

I read that cinnamon was really great for you, rich in antioxidants and reduces the risk of heart disease. A teaspoon a day, is all you need. Great, I think, as I head to the store. In flight, despite trying … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…February 18th

5:45 a.m. I’m heading to the Park ambling up East 90th Street, approaching a young woman walking three dogs: a Black Lab, a White Lab and a Chihuahua. As I’m about to pass, the Chihuahua starts barking at me doing … Continue reading

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Whine And Cheese

Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves, wondered Robin Williams. If I’m the best man at a wedding, why is she marrying him? asked Jerry Seinfeld. I realize these were two jokes, but were they really? Aren’t … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…February 11th

I’m in line at CVS. There’s a baby in front of me, and one a little ways behind. The latter is screaming her baby powdered head off. The mother, a well-heeled young woman in a fur hat, looks as if … Continue reading

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Did You Know…All Bets Are Off Edition

Abraham Lincoln stashed papers in his Stovepipe hat.    Do you think Jack and Ike did too? Maybe that’s where Jack hid all those long-legged phone numbers.  Marilyn Monroe lived in 20 different foster homes, sexually abused by more than … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…February 4th

It’s Tuesday, the day after the snow storm that paralyzed New York City for a whole day, but like always, she got up off the mat and got on with her business, explaining why I’m out in my Teddy Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Reading

I’m a cereal reader myself and no, that’s not a typo since I sneak in a chapter or two over my oatmeal in the morning, considering it multitasking. When people say, other than social media, they never read, I’m unusually … Continue reading

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