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Friday, May 20th, 2022 “If you are waking up believing that there is more to life than there is - then there is more for you out there.” ~ Oscar Auliq-Ice Took a short vacation recently. Spent some time in the hotel room, in my robe ...Just sitting by the window getting lost in the... Continue Reading →

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se·cure

Suck your lips together like a dis 😗 pursing as such. Fix or fasten up to your mouth a candy wrapper or a blade of grass - pulling tightly, nice and taut, on both ends - pucker and blow. You'll be whistling in an instant. Or wear a set of Invisalign braces and pronounce any... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, May 13th, 2022 "May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive." ~ Fennel Hudson Zoom Call: Hey, Frosty, I think you're frozen again. Try moving around. Hey, Stan. I'm having some technical difficulties over here, let's just catch up later. Say hello to the little ones for... Continue Reading →

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ac·tion

Act, Shawn! Act! ... is what the director wanted to shout. Instead, he just delivered his countdown, yet again, to watch Shawn freeze up as the camera lights flickered back on. No movements, no gestures, no exertion. Is Shawn even breathing? He's turning purple, OMG, cut ... cut!! "The ultimate luxury in life remains nature."... Continue Reading →

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Friday, May 6th, 2022 “Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.” ~ Jon Bon Jovi Words to cling to - if you're struggling, don't wait, let Dunkin' help. Hey Mom, Happy Mother's Day! ❤Thanks for everything. I got you a leaf! Old Willow by the water and wind. New Willow by the water... Continue Reading →

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rack·et

It's not my card, rack it up! Don't make a lot of noise. But hey, let's have some fun! "No idea is final." ~ Taika Waititi Thoughts, Tuesdays, May 3rd, 2022 THE PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE ROOMMATES. SCENE: MARY'S FAVORITE WONDER WOMAN COFFEE MUG IS CHIPPED. INT. APARTMENT – DAY Mary's just walking in the door and heading into the kitchen,... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, April 29th, 2022 “Live each day as if your life had just begun.” ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. I found him! Only took me 15 minutes this time. Let's do it again! The story of her ... I was her agent before anyone would even give her a second glance. Fame came and then... Continue Reading →

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Wednesday’s Words

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle Listen here, see, I'd like to introduce you to the beginning of a short little story called SHAKE. SHAKE She woke up, that’s good. Had a shake, head to toe, not great. She swayed, steadied, and carried herself down the hall,... Continue Reading →

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re·pair

You can now reap hair with a do-it-yourself sickle! Just don't let anyone tickle while you sickle, or you'll need to fix and/or mend a few body parts, especially your head. Ye shall have to sew what you reap. Thoughts, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 "People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves. They have a certain power, a certain aura, and a certain magnetism." ~ Rajneesh Build it and they will come. They may not come in, but ... Where’s my month of May lock?? All rise! I repeat, all rise It's... Continue Reading →

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mis·take

I miss steak. I eat a lot of greens and random things, so yeah, I miss steak. I don't miss the thought of a cow blinking away flies, flipping its tail while standing in poo out in the middle of a steamy field while I eat its body, no, I don't miss that part. Well,... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, April 15th, 2022 "I learned that you have to push away the demand of people's expectations by believing in your instincts." ~ Stefano Pilati "Find your style and stick to it." ~ Manolo Blahnik I'm just endlessly waiting for the kids to find me. Well, at least you're cozy over there. My biceps are... Continue Reading →

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Wednesday’s Words

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 "Spring is when life's alive in everything." ~ Christina Rosetti Spring Becoming Budding blossomsPerky PeppersDirty kneesLate diningEarly runningSpring becomingAll of theseLonger days, releasingBrain haze, unleashingChill and wetCold bumps with sweatAll running down my neckSpringtime flowing through earth's veinsReturning to lifeMany of its beautiful thingsSpring is comingNew beginningsHours gainingSoft groundMushy trainingHeading out,... Continue Reading →

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be·lieve

Bee, leave me. Now! Fine, sting me. I accept that it'll hurt, but I'll live and you'll die. Unless I'm allergic. I don't suppose that I am. But, uh, maybe let's just … WHAT'S THAT OVER THERE?! (I’m making a beeline out of ... ow!) "You can never run away. Not ever. The only way... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, April 8th, 2022 "Mix a little foolishness with your prudence; it's good to be silly at the right moment." ~ Horace. We're cutting corners, sure, but having the kids make our street signs has been a blessing in disguise. No one stops at the intersections so that's still a problem that we'll have to... Continue Reading →

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ac·o·lyte

I go late because my assistant isn't great. Thoughts, Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 "You have to have confidence in your vision or else no one else will trust in it." ~ Mary Katrantzou Do you Troost me? The wi-fi is down. I was sitting in a cafe while the wifi was connecting ... A girl... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, April 1st, 2022 “Someone asked me if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring: ‘How to Build a Boat.’" ~ Steven Wright ... April Fools'! Would you like a pineapple with kiwi and strawberry? Pineapple and kiwi? Let me unlock this and see what other options we have here... Continue Reading →

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sub·rou·tine

Sub, Rue Teen, Ms. Teen, will be your teacher for the day. Mrs. Martin is out, she's receiving her black belt and getting her voodoo certificate, so if I were you guys, I'd be on my best behavior. Ms. Teen will adhere to your normal routine, the same procedure as usual, following a specific sequence... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, March 25th, 2022 "Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you." ~ Anne Lamott Grandpa! I repeat, your invisible cloak is not working, not working! Abort! Hi, Sam. Hey. Hi, Sam and Tony. They've got us, we're surrounded.Listen, I want you to know that I've loved every... Continue Reading →

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Wednesday’s Words

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022 "Time and tide wait for no man." ~ Geoffrey Chaucer  Waiting I wait for you to want. On comes the tide, high, Up to my thighs. Wading through the sunrise. Nothing to grasp, Coming and going so fast. Waiting and wading won't last. My heart fading Looking back. I let go.... Continue Reading →

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wrap·per

Wrap her up! Cover that muffin in some plastic, please, I'll eat it later. I just love eating at home in my robe, or in a kimono, while slowly freeing my food from its cover ... peeling away the confines; revealing, releasing, and savoring it ... bite by bite. So alluring. So liberating. A little... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, March 18th, 2022 "Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege." ~ Irish Saying One more kick ... Fido! Fido!! Oh, never mind. I forgot what I wanted. Clark in finance helped arrange our limbo party this year. ... In case anyone needs help with their department parties. Ok, I heard it... Continue Reading →

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mys·ter·y

Ms. Terry? Don't know much 'bout her. Keeps to herself, she does. Secretive, peculiar, real peculiar like. "Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." ~ Winston Churchill Thoughts, Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 "I am still amazed at how big, how enormous a love and mystery God is - and how small... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, March 11th, 2022 "I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being." ~ Hafiz, Persian poet I know, I know ... I should upgrade my cable box. But I still get all the shows I need! Sure! I'm free tomorrow night if that... Continue Reading →

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ver·bo·ten

Ver boughten himself an RV and park'd it right der down by da river. I told him he ain't supposed be down der!! It's forbidden parkin' territory. I know he'll end up sinkin' it or somthn'. Gonna call dem cops on Ver. He just don't listen to no one no how!! "Imagination, not intelligence, made... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, March 4th, 2022 "God has given you one face, and you make yourself another." ~ William Shakespeare It's the bench-to-bench double cross landing.Will ... he ... pull ... it ... off?! No, the 'No Exit' sign looks totally different. I feel like we're driving in circles. "Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing... Continue Reading →

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Wednesday’s Words

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, ... will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, ... or to diminish something of their pains.” ~ Jeremy Bentham Right or WrongPondering all lifelongAm... Continue Reading →

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sang·​gwin

Sang, Gwen, beautifully last night.  Don't you think? Oh bloody, yes, and she looked so lovely in that red sequined dress. Such a cheerful young lady. Although, she would look even lovelier if she hadn't such a ruddy face. Well, that is not nice! However, I do agree. I think she, you know, in that brown-bag ...... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, February 25th, 2022 “Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic, and miracles.” ~ Roy T. Bennett Do you see lips and an eye? Everyone! Gather 'round, gather 'round!!! Shhhh! Ed's speaking! THIS IS NOT A TEST! What'd Ed say? Did Ed say we should get... Continue Reading →

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sim·pa·ti·co

Sam, Pat, Tiko! You likable little cats, come out, come out wherever you are! I'm in an agreeable mood! "We like it when other people agree with us, which is why we rarely say what we are thinking." ~ Shane Parrish Thoughts, Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 How to have highly simpatico relationships with everyone in... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, February 18th, 2022 “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." ~ Roald Dahl The Greenpoint local community garden is in outrage yet again.  Cybill has suspiciously grown another dandelion in the middle of winter. When asked about her flourishing flowerbed, Cybill responded, “I sing to them that’s all, that is all!”... Continue Reading →

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e·piph·a·ny

Eh, pffff, any ... any insight? I've got nothing ... Wait! No, never mind ... "All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade." ~Leo Tolstoy Thoughts, Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 Hallmark. When I watch too many Hallmark movies in a row … I forget that... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, February 11th, 2022 “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller Faster than a bullet, just a notch slower than the speed of light, and ... ... he called an Uber?! It is all icy! Home... Continue Reading →

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co·pi·ous

Go pee, us, everyone, before getting in the car. We're leaving in 5 minutes! You have ample time, plenty of time, an abundance of time to empty those bladders. Let the pee flow plentifully now or hold it until we get there. You hear me?! "The student reflects rarely and unconsciously. The smart reflects daily... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, February 4th, 2022 "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Brooklyn's Ice Sculpture Curb Carnival 2022 Defending Champion, Jane, of Greenpoint, does it again! A decoy for your lunches with friends who always keep you waiting. What a... Continue Reading →

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phi·lat·e·ly

Has anyone seen Phil lately?  Check his room. He's probably playing with his stamp collection. "If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking." ~ Benjamin Franklin Thoughts, Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 Meetup event - ignored. Let's just meet up. Literally. I guess it was my fault, I read too much into it. Meet... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, January 28th, 2022 "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." ~ Lucille Ball What's all the fuss? Steve's having a huge party tonight!! Let's go. Steve said to come hungry. Now, what was I supposed to do today? Just... Continue Reading →

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e·pis·to·lar·y

Ey, psst, to Larry! Write me a letter sometime. "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." ~ Albert Einstein Thoughts, Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 Eating celery at my desk - in a very quiet work environment - is like saying ... ... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, January 21st, 2022 ¨There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.¨ ~ Jerry Seinfeld It's like they rounded us up then said, ... "Hey kids, there's no Santa Claus." Flash. My first impersonation ... Squiggy Seriously though, look at the size of my head. I can barely hold it up ...... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, January 14th, 2021 "Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?" ~ Friedrich Nietzsche My snowman and pee. Yeah, where's the cameras? Someone somewhere is probably thinking ... I wish I'd have seen this EARLIER!! God ... Live ... Open mic night in the park! I said I could... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, January 7th, 2021 “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ~ C.S. Lewis The funny thing is, I don't have a green thumb. Decorating doesn't have to take a lot of time. My year is filling up fast! P.S. I assumed millimeters, not inches, when I ordered this planner. I actually... Continue Reading →

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Photo Friday

Friday, December 17th, 2021 Twas the week before Christmas ... ... and all through the sidewalk,my cab driver drove,while I sat in the back,as each passersby dove ... ... he swerved and he swerved,speaking not a word "Maybe Christmas," he thought, "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more." ~... Continue Reading →

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Friday, December 10th, 2021 "If you want your children to be intelligent read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.“ ~ Albert Einstein Ah! The moon's still a little too far to the right. We're looking for one more volunteer to go caroling. We just need... Continue Reading →

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Friday, December 3rd, 2021 “All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols I had to look at this a few times to figure out the finger situation. I was like, extra or less? Come on, Kim ... focus! He sees me when I'm sleeping ... So Paulie Gee's... Continue Reading →

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Friday, November 26th, 2021 "It's a small journey to changing direction." ~ Jim Rohn Post-Thanksgiving drinks for all the Turkey Survivors! "Yes, AT&T? The moon's disrupting my service again. Yeah, the loop thing." All those on the left were willing to change, see what happened? Right side? Black Friday Night Cooldown. "A holiday is an... Continue Reading →

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Friday, November 19th, 2021 "Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go." ~ Uknown My friends have been telling me for years, "You've got to go to Long Island, it's worth the drive. You'll love it there!" Well, I had every intention of going. But along the way, I found Treasure Island,... Continue Reading →

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Friday, November 12th, 2021 "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself." ~ Galileo Galilei It's not easy keeping this autumnal outdoor decor display throughout the fall. That is, of course, until fate handed me some polyurethane adhesives! Now all I need is my receipt. Thank you. It's... Continue Reading →

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