Category Archives: New York City

All That Is Golden

I just came back from paying a shiva call for Atticus Goldring, the 14 year-old Golden Retriever, Mattie and Roy, my former neighbors, lost over the weekend. Atti was riddled with arthritis, barely able to walk, so they took him … Continue reading

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Panic On Second Avenue

I lost my phone. OMG You would have thought it was my mind, and it was, for 15 minutes. Where were you…retrace your steps, and as you travel backwards, look down in case it’s lying on the sidewalk like a … Continue reading

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Restraining Order

I never knew how much restraint I had until spontaneously, inviting a woman I know over for tea. She’s my age, a wife and mother, raised by decent parents with probably fewer vices than mine, yet her manners rival an … Continue reading

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Une Toilette

Why does everything sound so much better in French? My day didn’t start off too well, my toilet, for no apparent reason refusing to flush. Now it wasn’t as if a Marine slept over, so it was just being old … Continue reading

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Cab This

A mother and her teenage daughter are on my corner having an argument. The kid wants to take a taxi, and mom the bus. Mind you, they look very affluent in blazers and fancy jeans, but the mother is adamant … Continue reading

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The Lone Rangers of Central Park

I’ve written about raccoons before, but needed to share my latest sighting. It was early on Sunday, a must if you want to avoid the weekly runner’s race that, if you look over your shoulder, looks as if you’re being … Continue reading

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CALLAHEAD

Callahead, the leader in restroom rentals as its ad says, is a company providing port-a-potties throughout the city for hundreds of construction workers knocking down the old, erecting the new. Hardhats peeing in what look like, old-fashioned phone booths, have … Continue reading

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The Anonymous Bouquet

Who said romance is dead? Oh, it was me. Ever since my libido moved to Florida, there’s been none in my life…not even a healthy flirt since, you need its presence when you’re femme fataling it in any capacity. It’s … Continue reading

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Fossils That I’ve Known

Time is a strange thing, especially when you run into men you had dates with decades ago. Peter, I’ll call him, was a suit my pal Tabitha fixed me up with way back when.  He’s so cool, I remember her … Continue reading

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A Wet Muchacho

It was teeming out, me being the only one in 80 degree heat in boots, looking as if I was about to go fish, my favorite card game as a kid by the way, along with my trusty umbrella that … Continue reading

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