Category Archives: money

Trash Talk’in

Yesterday, I was about to begin my run, when I saw a bevy of beer bottles rolling beneath a bench.  I love Central Park and loathe littering anywhere, so often find myself, like this morning, picking it up. As I … Continue reading

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Tobacco Road

“Got ana change?” “No, sorry.” “How bout a cigarette? “I don’t smoke.” I’ve counted seventeen people panhandling in a twelve block radius, in all colors, shapes and sizes. There’s the heavyset black girl with a huge sign reading: PLEASE HELP…HAVEN’T … Continue reading

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Happy Easta

It’s early. I’m in a very long check-out line at Duane Reade with only one register open, my arms filled with items. A can of Comet I’m holding, falls to the ground.  A man behind me picks it up. “You … Continue reading

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Crowned

I was hoping more for a tiara, but instead, got one in porcelain that sadly, no one will see… all because I was chomping on cheap candy…sigh I love to lie in bed in cozy jammies, with Jelly Beans, Chuckles, … 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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Boast On Toast

 There’s a downside to everything, even a coupon, as I sit in the very ritzy Russian  Petrossian Restaurant, about to inhale some complimentary caviar, an acquired taste much like Tab, or Cool Whip despite what it costs. When I say … Continue reading

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Give Me Your Tired…Your Poor…Your Detained

It’s no secret Donald Trump, the bible still warm from his oath of office, proceeds minus tact nor diplomacy.  I attribute this to not caring what others think of him, an odd trait for any president to have. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Let’s All Attend the 58th Inauguration

On this coming Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump and Micheal R. Pence (let’s hear it for middle initials) will be sworn in as President and Vice President of the United States of America. It’s big, as always, democracy … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – December 2016

 I’m at the bar sipping the cheapest red you have, is how I asked for wine after wandering in from the cold like a St. Bernard in need of brandy, for himself, not some skier slumped on a slope. When … Continue reading

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Back Off Santa

Everywhere I go someone asks me for money, the reason I don’t carry it, because by the end of the day, my pocket’s empty. Now there are certain instances when giving is appropriate like now, at Christmas, since the Salvation … Continue reading

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