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THE DINING CAR

I went to the gym this morning and opted for NY 1 on the TV while I did my quasi-elliptical (no arms on this one) machine for 40 minutes. I usually watch CNN and last week ESPN because they were … Continue reading

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LONG LINES, DOLPHINS AND A ROGUE WAVE

It’s beach season again and we’ve been to Rockaway twice in a week. The plan Sunday was to catch the 9:30 NYC ferry from Pier 11 at the foot of Wall Street. We were supposed to leave at 8 but … Continue reading

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6 MILES, 3 BUSSES, 75 MINUTES

It says on Google maps that it should take 40 minutes on the M 101 bus to travel the six miles from the corner of East 79th Street to the bus stop on the corner of our block on West … Continue reading

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INVASION OF THE SEAT HOGS

  I have to thank my good friend Maureen Rice for the inspiration for today’s blog. She posted a picture of a guy doing some serious man-spreading on what looked like the F train, and it thought, “hey, I’ve got … Continue reading

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SAVE ME A SEAT

  I was headed home from a hard day at work the other day laden with two bags of groceries. I got on an unusually crowded A train heading north, put my bags at my feet and grasped the handrail … Continue reading

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ONE NIGHT TRIP

  Last Saturday morning I boarded a Peter Pan Bus at the Port Authority bus station for a five-hour ride to Northampton, Mass. I had to switch buses in Springfield to continue on to Northampton. Bus rides are never fun, … Continue reading

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THE CAT MAN COMETH

We’ve been cat sitting out in Rockaway Park for the past week or so, and I’ve had a chance to observe both cat behavior and a subtle adjustment of my own behavior. There are three cats that live there; Koko, … Continue reading

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