Tag Archives: manners

Pigs Feet

Perhaps the title is a bit harsh, but I can’t stand those who arrogantly put their feet up on furniture, especially when it isn’t even theirs. It was noonish, on a peaceful Sunday, when I breezed into the library’s sacred … Continue reading

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The Manner Not Borne

It never ends, the chronic rudeness of the Upper East Side, beginning with kids. Parents clearly don’t teach manners anymore, their offspring behaving like feral cats, who actually act better. On my way to Petco’s beloved biscuit bar to make … Continue reading

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Kids From Hell

Little kids fascinate me. Sometimes I sit on a park bench and just watch them twirling their parents around their tiny, sticky fingers like lariats. I’m always amazed at how much they get away with. When I was little, forget … Continue reading

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Deflecting Disappointment

I feel as though I’m always waiting for someone to either show up or call. You’d think romping through my 5th decade that I would be used to no-shows by now but alas, I am not. If you say, hey … Continue reading

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Things That Elude Me Part 3

People who put their feet up on furniture is my new pet peeve and I believe it’s becoming epidemic. I often speak of the library I belong to with great affection. There’s a reading room I frequent with easy chairs … Continue reading

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The Great American Family

I decided I needed a matinee so I went to see Ted, the alleged comedy with Mark Walhberg that I have very little to say about except – if Teddy Roosevelt¬† ever saw his namesake using a urinal ¬† I … Continue reading

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Here’s Spit In Your Eye

I always feel there should be a certain amount of decorum regardless of what a person’s doing and this includes running. This morning I was galloping along the road in my new spring outfit having a nice, restful run – … Continue reading

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