Category Archives: women

When The Lettuce Turns

There’s an Italian expression my grandmother liked, when lettuce ceases to be edible…fachadda…meaning, the leaves are dead, shriveled…salad history, if you will. I had a week that left me, let’s just say, fachadda, in every area. It began with a job…a good … Continue reading

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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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Home Furnishings

I spent 15 minutes watching a robin build it’s nest in front of my late friend Jackie’s old building, fascinated by the bird’s skill and perseverance.  He’d fly straight up to install whatever item he found appealing, then swoop back … Continue reading

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The Weight

I watch struggling women all the time, spending their lives obsessed with their weight. I see them when I’m running, smothered in Spandex, a fabric that doesn’t breathe hoping   they look thinner, when all it does it accentuate their … Continue reading

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A Perhaps Good Bye

There’s a spot at the Central Park Resevoir renamed after Jackie O., that is a common place for suicide since rumor has it, it’s the deepest and most effective place to jump. On occasion one sees flowers left in remembrance … Continue reading

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Whoa Nellie

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Grace of a Lady

I was walking home along Park, when I notice a frail, black woman leaning against the building of a doctor’s office, her hands gripped tightly around her walker. In her 80s, obviously cold, and boy, was it that. Last I … 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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She Bit Her Brother

I’m standing outside the post office with Mike the Maltese while his mistress is inside buying stamps.  I do this whenever I see some idiot leave their dog tied up, out front, because they get so frequently stolen. As Mike … Continue reading

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Stapled Shut

Only I would get stuck on an elevator buying batteries at Staples, the Gap of office supplies. It’s a one flight-er, an escalator going back down. I’m on it along with a black woman the size of Kansas needing post-its … Continue reading

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