Posts Tagged ‘ manhattan ’

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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MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

The other day I visited an historical site, The Morris-Jumel Mansion, the oldest house in Manhattan. I’d like to take you along on my visit and tell you what I learned. In 1765 The New York Mercury, a Sunday weekly newspaper, that boasted of being the first eastern paper to publish Mark Twain, as...

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IN YOUR EASTER BONNET

IN YOUR EASTER BONNET

Yesterday I went to 5th Avenue to take a look at the Easter Bonnet Parade. I’ve only been to the parade one time before, and that was years and years ago. So, I thought it was time that I checked it out again. It’s not really a parade, but more like a mob scene...

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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. AndĀ this morningĀ I found out that...

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