Posts Tagged ‘ brooklyn ’

DEAD HORSE BAY

DEAD HORSE BAY

Visiting Dead Horse Bay has been on my radar for quite some time. Finally a couple of days after the start of spring a few friends and I drove out to Far Rockaway in Brooklyn to check out the place. Though the walk to the beach was uneventful, the pathway through the woods that lead to...

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WALKING THE DOG AND WAITING FOR A BABY

WALKING THE DOG AND WAITING FOR A BABY

The other day I visited with my daughter and grandson in Brooklyn. I planned to accompany them while they walked the dog, Latch. He’s a strong, friendly dog with one floppy ear. My daughter is expecting a baby any day now and during our walk she told me that she was getting small contractions. Nothing...

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PLAYING SOCCER ON PIER 5

PLAYING SOCCER ON PIER 5

Last weekend we traveled to Brooklyn’s Pier 5 to watch our grandson play soccer. It was a wonderfully bright, late Saturday afternoon with a bite in the air that lets you know summer is over and that fall is here. There was still some warmth from the sun though and the brilliant sunlight took...

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MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

It’s mid-December. The weather outside today is dreary, cold and it looks like New York was saved from a major winter storm that crept across the USA heading to the East coast. Miraculously it by-passed us. I get nostalgic about summer when the cold weather sets in, remembering the green, flowering gardens, children running and playing...

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ANOTHER DAY OF SUMMER

ANOTHER DAY OF SUMMER

The sky was a brilliant blue. A soft, cool breeze gently rustled the leaves of the geranium plants on our terrace. What a perfect day for a stroll along a boardwalk, and we  jumped on a subway to take the hour-long ride out to Coney Island. Wanting to be outside as much as possible,...

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SHARING MY BIRTHDAY

SHARING MY BIRTHDAY

I don’t mind sharing my birthday!! May 24th. It’s fun to find out who was also born on that day or what special event happened. Take for instance, Bob Dylan, Rosanne Cash, Patti Labelle, Queen Victoria, and even my dear friend, Steve Goldstein, has the same birthday as me. And this morning I found out that...

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