Tag Archives: The Brooklyn Bridge

Things You May Not Know

I love trivia, the stuff that’s not mainstream, but should be since it’s always so fascinating, along with entertaining. Did you know P.T. Barnum’s initials stood for Phineas Taylor? Or, that Napoleon insisted his wife, Josephine, didn’t bathe because he … Continue reading

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She Sang Like a Canary

 I was stretching at the 91st Street entrance to the park, when I see a herd of birds feasting on a hero roll. I always think of this as family style dining, like Olive Garden for the winged set. In … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

The expression…your name is mud, some say, came from Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was convicted and jailed in 1865, for setting John Wilkes Booth’s broken leg, after he shot and killed Abraham Lincoln.  Though pardoned by President Andrew Johnson, released … Continue reading

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Mr. Ed

I’ve been on the disabled list, due to what I thought was muscular, after having an overzealous exercise session. When I told Ed, my pal and wingman in all things, I did 300 leg lifts on each leg said, he’s … Continue reading

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The Meaness Of Strangers

I’ve heard it said, if one’s abused as a child he’ll either become meaner than his tormentor, or the kindest soul on earth. I make no bones about getting kicked around as a kid, and am pleased to report fall … Continue reading

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View From The Bridge

I was walking through Bryant Park when I came upon a wedding ceremony. A young couple with a handful of friends in attendance were getting married by the carousel. It was  very sweet and unexpected. The bride wore what appeared … Continue reading

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Love: Add Water and Stir

I was sitting on the Metropolitan Museum’s steps having myself a good muse. It’s a great place for a little late night reflection since the city slows down just enough to give you space to think. I was accompanied by … Continue reading

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Noo Yawk Noo Yawk

My mother used to ask me at least once a day, “How can you live in that dirty, crime ridden city Susannah?” “It’s where my clothes are Ma.”                   ‘What did you say? You’re still not too big to hit you … Continue reading

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I’ll Take It

I never have a problem receiving things. If someone wants to give me something or buy me lunch it’s always fine with me. In my opinion this is one of the healthiest things about me since it counteracts how much … Continue reading

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P.T. and Me

In my post, Playing In The Minors, I told a historical anecdote toward the end concerning circus elephants. That said, I was highly reprimanded by an acquaintance for advocating elephant abuse. I take great umbrage in this since that is … Continue reading

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