Tag Archives: birds

She Sang Like a Canary

 I was stretching at the 91st Street entrance to the park, when I see a herd of birds feasting on a hero roll. I always think of this as family style dining, like Olive Garden for the winged set. In … Continue reading

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Quotidian…An Unremarkable Word

 I’m often asked, why I get up so early everyday, when I don’t have to? It’s my quotidian routine…the daily, typical details of my life, we all have. Mine just begins at 4. It’s what we’re used to, those buoys … Continue reading

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For The Birds

It’s occurred to me, I have a bird fetish.  Just yesterday, I acquired another who is now gracing my window sill. My neighbor, Mimi, is also into birds, so I called her over to meet my new beaked roommate. We … Continue reading

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Birds Of A Feather

Have you ever noticed how birds mingle with one other, like when you see a dozen perched on a telephone pole? I was observing a group while stretching that got me thinking. They were mostly sparrows with a couple of … Continue reading

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How Bout Those Blue jays

Saw something that made such an impression on me. I was in the park stretching on the 82nd Street bridge when I look up, something I’ve learned to do since nature tends to soar on high, when I see a … Continue reading

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Midge The Pige

I have a pigeon that frequents my balcony. Alright, it’s more of a fire escape than a place to barbecue, but a girl can dream, can’t she? I know it’s the same bird because she has a big space in … Continue reading

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Retort Verses Restraint

One of my favorite 12 Step slogans is: Restraint of pen and tongue. In other words, shut-up and whatever you do, don’t send that email you know you shouldn’t send. I’ve said it before but people say things to me … Continue reading

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Tenacity

Definition: not readily letting go of, giving up, or separated from an object that one holds; a position, or a principle: persistence, determination, strength of purpose. My favorite  – not throwing in the towel. What brought this up? Well I … Continue reading

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Hawks verses Bluejays

Last night, right before sundown, I walked home through the park. I can’t begin to tell you how beautiful it was especially the sky bathed in what a friend of mine calls, Maxfield Parrish light. As I strolled west to … Continue reading

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It’s Just The Kinda Girl I Am

It was pouring yesterday morning when I woke up. I had worked the day before leaving much too early to be able to run so I really needed some exercise. Rather than running clothes, I donned my ripped jeans, gray … Continue reading

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