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Tiny Teachers

I love watching little kids, since they’re tiny tutorials, just in diapers. I was on a packed train not in the best of moods, when an elderly woman got on…a grandmother type…with a little boy, no more than 3. He … Continue reading

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Skirmish On Lex

A word you see often in Civil War books, and a favorite of mine since I have so many. A skirmish is an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting…a quarrel, tiff, spat or clash. I clashed alright, with a mean … Continue reading

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A Little Trust

6:45 a.m.   Number 5 Train On my way to work, lucky enough to get a seat, I look to my left where there’s a tall, skinny teenage boy leaning against the door, his iPhone in one hand, holding the hand … Continue reading

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Short Women

En route to somewhere, I came upon a little lady of 3, sprawled on the sidewalk having a major meltdown.  Imagine Kim Basinger at that age losing her cool, blonde tendrils draped on the pavement, a tiny butt perched in … 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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The Kid Who Hit His Head

Buying greeting cards is one of my favorite pastimes. Forget Breakfast at Tiffany’s…it’s more like, Brunch at the Hallmark Store, which is why I was in Barnes & Noble perusing their shelves since they have the sweetest selection. I suddenly … Continue reading

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Little Boys Do Cry

I was walking down 81st Street when I watched a little boy, no more than 2, take a spill on the sidewalk. Instead of crying like I expected, he pulled himself up, regained his balance and pressed on. When he … Continue reading

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Humoring the Humorless

I consider myself blessed having a sense of humor, something that has bailed me out of so many things my entire life. At my worst moment I will find what’s funny latching onto it like a lift boat. Believe it … Continue reading

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