Category Archives: New York City

Is J. Crew Single?

I only ask since, he emails 3 times a day to let me know about his package, so to speak, that’s on its way, though a little late as though my socks stopped off for a beer. To find a … Continue reading

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Writers Who Never Knew

Emma Lazarus’s poem, The New Colossus, written in 1883 to raise money for the building of the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal, died when she was 38 of Hodgkins Lymphoma, never knowing her beautiful words would be immortalized on Liberty’s base. … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…January 14th

I’m on my way home through the Park, midday, when I see a handsome man maybe in his 40s, walking a beautiful dog. A mutt you’d call her, since she’s clearly a mix, legs of a Greyhound with the face … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…January 7th, 2021

6:30  a.m. I’m once again in my friend’s store, helping myself to a cup of coffee. I decide, while I’m there, to make one for Diego, the deli kid, busy making sandwiches. While I’m at it, I include a piece … Continue reading

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Feed My Sheep

I’m always reading, or at the very least perusing a book, jotting down words or phrases that woo from the page. For instance, I’m rereading the entire Poldark series, this time in order, and Winston Grahams’s language has me swooning, … Continue reading

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The Cat’s Meow.

A perfect way to begin the new year, armed with insanity and rodent repellent. It appears I have a deranged neighbor two floors above me who claims she has a recurring rat. As you can well imagine, this doesn’t sit … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions I Probably Won’t Keep

Letting my hair go gray, like Patti Smith.  Now if I could only sing. I might grow bangs, to hide my wrinkled brow, but what if I look like Lucy, in Peanuts.  Not resembling a refugee when I run. Perhaps … Continue reading

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PUTTIN’ ON THE DOG

This is New York where one shouldn’t be surprised over anything…but every once in a while… I’m coming out of the bank. A Corgi, AKA the Queen’s dog, and a white Maltese that looks like a package of Hostess Sno-balls, … Continue reading

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Christmas Must Not Be Cancelled

It’s more important now than ever, that season wise, we step up to the plate. I don’t know about you, but I need a good dose of holiday cheer. I’ve been hearing too many ‘bah humbug’ excuses, blaming it on … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…December 10th

After my run in the morning, I often stop at my friend’s gourmet store, just opening up. I do it for the company and the cup of coffee I leave with. Sometimes Tony will ask me to help, like today … Continue reading

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