Category Archives: writing

When The Student’s Ready

You’re not supposed to talk about your random acts of kindness, but to say I was humbled by this experience makes me want to share it. I was having a really bad day after losing my house keys while running. … Continue reading

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Did You Know…All Bets Are Off Edition

Abraham Lincoln stashed papers in his Stovepipe hat.    Do you think Jack and Ike did too? Maybe that’s where Jack hid all those long-legged phone numbers.  Marilyn Monroe lived in 20 different foster homes, sexually abused by more than … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…February 4th

It’s Tuesday, the day after the snow storm that paralyzed New York City for a whole day, but like always, she got up off the mat and got on with her business, explaining why I’m out in my Teddy Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Reading

I’m a cereal reader myself and no, that’s not a typo since I sneak in a chapter or two over my oatmeal in the morning, considering it multitasking. When people say, other than social media, they never read, I’m unusually … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…January 28th

As they say, timing is everything, so while being sad over the passing of Lou, the Irish Setter, I received an invitation. You are cordially invited to my birthday party on Saturday, January 30th, at 1:00 P.M. Due to social … Continue reading

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The Presidential Peanut Gallery

 I couldn’t help getting teary when I saw the art President Biden chose for the Oval Office. A President can hang artwork from the White House’s own collection, or borrow from museums for his term in office. President Obama had … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…January 22nd

I stop at the corner of 88th and Third, pull my mask down to quickly blow my nose. A middle-aged woman in a snowsuit, is wielding a red wagon right towards me with a cat in it, wearing a ski … Continue reading

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Pardon Me

The idea of presidential pardons have always intrigued me, as if God loaned you his mantle….forgive forgive forgive, those who’ve trespassed against you, along with their country, in your name. I know this will sound strange but, Mr. Trump pardoning … Continue reading

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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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