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Notes From the Carlyle…January 2020

I’m having a melancholy Friday, yearning for all things gone, like my old neighborhood for instance. They’ve knocked down the block across from where I lived, leaving this vast emptiness, feeling as if 40 years of my life, went along … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week

I’m in Starbucks putting milk in my coffee standing between a middle-aged woman and a girl around 20. As I’m stirring I watch the younger one take a good 40 sugar packets she casually puts in her purse. The older … Continue reading

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Skiing Up Madison

Camille and I are in front of the Scandinavian Ski Shop on East 55th Street. No, we’re not hitting the slopes, we’re just trying to keep warm in our ensuing travels. This was Camille’s idea by the way. Mine was … Continue reading

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The Cat And The Rat

I love my friend Ella. She’s one of the kindest, funniest people I know. She emails most mornings having me on the floor with her recap of the previous day. I’ve been urging her to begin a blog, diary form, … Continue reading

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Humor At Large

Doesn’t anybody laugh anymore? All I know is, without a sense of humor I’d be dead. This is about my gout piece. That’s all it was, an essay; a bit of harmless badinage between 3 badly behaved bozos. Yes, I … Continue reading

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April and Bob

Have you ever seen a man and woman in their 70s clearly smitten with one other? I have… it’s how I met April, and her live-in beau, Bob. Both divorced with grown kids and grandchildren, they met on Miami Beach … Continue reading

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When You’re Smiling

I let my friend Juniper (changed from Janet) drag me to what was called a ‘New Attitude’ seminar. I actually only went because there was a shoe sale I wanted to go to down the street. She was already there … Continue reading

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This will sound odd but I have never seen the TV show Mad Men. I don’t watch television as a rule and usually discover a show courtesy of Netflix by sheer accident. It’s how I fell madly in love with … Continue reading

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