Tag Archives: early morning

One Bad Barista

My favorite time of day is first thing in the morning when I venture out for coffee. Of course it could go right downhill after that, but between 5 and 5:30, the world’s my oyster, or at least a Tall … Continue reading

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Those Multitaskers

My daily hour spent in the park is one of serenity.  I don’t even use my iPod these days, preferring the birdsong I’m grateful can still hear. Nature has a way of restoring all that’s lagging in spirit and attitude, … Continue reading

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I was crossing Park and 86th on my way to Panera at 6 a.m. waiting for a cab to pass. At that hour you need to be careful since drivers don’t expect to see you. After idling a few seconds, … Continue reading

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To Be A Kid Again

This morning while stretching on what I like to call an Olmstead/Vaux Bridge (Fredrick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux were the creators of Central Park), I noticed a kid, no more than 6, swinging from a low tree branch. It … Continue reading

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When Your Sneaker’s In Your Mouth

I need to take a vow of silence between the hours of 5 and 8 a.m.  Sadly, for the world, it happens to be my chattiest time. I’m wide-awake, well rested, with a kilo of coffee in my system that … Continue reading

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