Tag Archives: Upper East Side

Keeping The Faith

Saturday morning…birr What a challenge. Between wearing ski clothes to bed because the boiler went south to screaming, I can’t hear you, to your new landlord who has to be so sorry he ever bought your building in the first … Continue reading

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The Devil Wears Seersucker

Sometimes I just don’t recognize myself, like today when I tripped my next door neighbor. I pretended it was the girl upstairs who went by with her dogs…but it was me and one scuffed Manolo, I’ll tell ya. Why did … Continue reading

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Go Away Kid You Bother Me

I love kids, but sure didn’t this day with one sitting across from me while trying to eat my lunch. His mother, a woman in her 30s, was on her cell ignoring this little fellow who looked like a short … 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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So You Wanna See My Aquarium?

I’ve heard lines in my time but this is going in the top ten. I was coming around 80th Street when I spot a small car with the name, Fin Inc. on the side of it. It was a sweet … 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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Tolerating Tolerance

I always make one major New Year’s resolution to improve myself…the big winner? To be more tolerant toward others. Of course now I want to change my mind and get it off the table since I just got annoyed at … 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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Talkin Trash

Before I tell my little tale let me just say that I was completely in the wrong for doing what I did. That said, city workers in every capacity could work a little on their overall people skills. Yesterday morning, … Continue reading

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Those Wacky Garbage Men

Have you ever noticed how happy the men who pick up the garbage are? I have. My windows face the avenue so every morning they wake me up with their prevailing, predawn giggles. I never knew picking up municipal waste … Continue reading

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