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There’s a Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On

I’m en route to get my hair done after waking up resembling a rat with an explosion of gray hair. All I need is a tail and a nice hunk’a cheese. As I tool down Amsterdam Avenue, a shamatta on … Continue reading

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The All American Family

While in the park, I walked behind a young couple pushing a baby carriage. I’ve seen them before tooling around the sycamores before 7, a pit-mix leading the way. Despite her nose ring and the tattoo covering his entire forearm, … Continue reading

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That’s One Crazy Cat

I’ve been feeding the kitty across the street for almost a week now. It was my pleasure to help her mistress who went home to visit her sister in Ohio. I just wish she had told me to make sure … Continue reading

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What An Animal

I spent Easter weekend pretty quietly.  I ran, wrote and read Antoine De Saint-Exupery’s famous fable, The Little Prince, my friend Ella’s favorite story. She kept after me to read it, and saying I was charmed is an understatement. Translated … Continue reading

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Jeremy Pit

Yesterday when I was coming off the track I noticed a young preppie couple sitting on a bench with a huge pit bull. He was gray and white with floppy ears and a head the size of a regulation basketball. … Continue reading

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Pleasant Avenue

I made a recent pilgrimage to the Bronx to see my friends, Jennifer and Anthony, along with the rest of their four-legged family. It was great, like having your very own petting zoo. This is the view from Jennifer’s window. … Continue reading

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When You’re Smiling

I’ve taught myself to smile a lot. Of course it may look as if I’ve had a stroke, but that’s  a chance I’m willing to take. In New York, no one smiles. I occasionally play a game where I count … Continue reading

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Dr. Anthony Panton M.D.

On Sunday, I went to visit my friend Jennifer Panton who runs The United Action For Animals http://www.ua4a.org, an amazing organization that passionately rescues as many animals as    they possibly can. Look at her, she belongs in a convertible … Continue reading

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Bella

I received the sweetest picture of Bella the Pit Bull from my friend Jennifer Panton who heads the United Action For Animals (UAA). Bella was rescued by Jennifer as a puppy a little over a year ago adopted by a … Continue reading

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Dog Tails

On Saturday I was on my way home from the Upper West Side when I met a pit bull named Monty. His owner was talking to him about why he really shouldn’t be getting another cookie. “You’re too fat Monty,” … Continue reading

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