Category Archives: men

The Graceful Fall of Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly inspired a post I wrote called, A Word From the Heart https://athingirl.com/2017/05/02/ that had little to do with him, but the powers-that-be, have been harassing me, because his name was even mentioned. First of all, I don’t share the shortsidedness … Continue reading

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A Three Dollar Bill

Starbucks  5 A.M. Believe it or not, there’s a line that luckily, is behind me. In walks Mr. Brooks Brothers, who I’ve written about (https://athingirl.com/2017/03/01/) perfectly pressed, in his usual hurry. He looks perplexed, with six customers ahead of him, … Continue reading

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The Hole In the Donut

I have a sweet tooth I’ve tried to tame, but we still arm wrestle, when he quite often wins the round. It’s how I met Aziz, the donut man on my corner: glazed, jelly, crullers a foot long, winking from … Continue reading

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Deaf and Dumb

I’m a firm believer that things are put in front of you for a reason. I’ve been having a challenging time as of late, mostly pertaining to my hearing loss. So when I encountered a man who could neither hear … Continue reading

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Susannah and the Fat Man

I was coming back from a job during rush hour on the L train, a line I never take. There I was, squashed, in-between a woman with 8 shopping bags, and a young kid whose backpack was practically smothering me. … Continue reading

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In That Spinach In Your Teeth?

You know you’ve lost your charm when you leave the house with a mouth draped in greenery.   I’m a pretty well-coiffed girl.  I am, spending quite a bit of time shampooing and perfuming as if I were Marie Antoinette. But … Continue reading

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Boys Will Be Girls

So, there I was working, paying the rent, as they say, when a rather robust, muscular  woman popped out of a stall in the ladies room. As I stood combing my hair, there was something unusual about her I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Best Line of the Week

I’m in the park, walking rather than running, overdressed since it went from 30 to 65 degrees without passing GO, when I see a Bullmastiff the size of Pittsburgh. He’s the color of tanned wheat, with Paul Anka eyes making … Continue reading

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Mr. Brooks Brothers

 He’s a little under 6 feet, slim, erect, well at least his posture anyway, preceding me in the early morning coffee line like a well-heeled West Point Cadet, getting his double latte and New York Times with daily precision. He … Continue reading

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What A Guy

Gino, the Rottweiler, and Janie, his walker and I had a play date. I had the pleasure of accompanying them to the park, and what a good time we had. Gino and I played ball, walking to Bethesda Fountain to … Continue reading

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