Tag Archives: inappropriate cell phone use

And the Cell Phone Shall Inherit the Earth

The world is on the phone. It actually has a sci-fi-feeling to it, like those awful Godzilla movies you watched as a kid. What bothers me most, are the unconscious conversations one must endure daily, no matter where you happen … Continue reading

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Pap Text

There I was in the throes of my annual pap exam, on the table, feet in stirrups, probably the least dignified position a woman ever finds herself in.  Toss in the Pepto Bismol pink gown…opened to the front like bad … 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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Dueling Phones

Who needs to be a couple these days, when you have a phone.  I’m in a restaurant watching how no one relates to who they’re with anymore. It’s amazing.  They come in, sit down, and immediately check their phones, and … Continue reading

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Out In The Open

You know the expression, I can’t believe my eyes? Well here it is in Technicolor. An elderly man in a wheelchair, while his caregiver blabs on her phone, is flashing people as they go by, me included. He’s just bringing … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino Live

I saw a young girl get hit by a taxi. While waiting to cross East 86th Street, I watched her step off the curb not seeing she didn’t have the light. Why? She was texting. A woman screamed when this … 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’m So Sorry

I like to think of myself as a really nice girl, and I am.  But even nice girls slip once in a while. I was called to participate in a focus group on hearing loss.  If there was anything I … Continue reading

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Are You Kidding Me?

I’ve often written how much I hate people who yak publicly on their cell phones…the intrusion of it with all its unconsciousness, but this time I have to say it broke the sound barrier, as it were. I was in … Continue reading

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Toe, Mary and Shirley

It’s pedicure season.  Everyone and their dogs get their feet manicured and painted for the world to see. It’s a pity Manhattan has only 8 nail salons on every street, packed with women soaking and smoking outside while their polish … Continue reading

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