I found this piece today that kinda describes pretty well what it means to be “from New York”. And when they say that, they mean NYC, not necessarily the state.   “I am a New Yorker. I may no longer live in the five boroughs or on the Island or Upstate. I may now live…

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I spend my days either on my phone or watching TV. 95% of my TV time centers around sports, food/cooking shows & National Geographic/Animal Planet. One of my favorite shows is “Secrets of the Zoo”! It provides some great, behind-the-scenes looks at 3 absolutely-amazing zoos: the Bronx Zoo (in NYC), the Tampa Zoo & the…

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OK now, everyone, if it’s… man > > > men woman > > > women …then why isn’t it human > > > humen? 🤔 Along that same line, why is it “children” when there isn’t even a “childran”? Yes, it’s quite obvious that all those years spent in school & corporate America have surely…

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I was reading a post from a Citi friend, Brie Adams & her frustration in trying to get a brain MRI completed…in accordance with her preferences & the technicians’ rules. (She was stricken with breast cancer, but has dealt head-on with that monster, showing incredible courage & fortitude.) Oh, those damned rules! With all my…

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During the late 1990s, the USCC had the opportunity to host a “loaned executive” from Citibank-France, Bernard Partiseti, for a number of years. He worked in our Finance Dept & soon became good friends with us (especially the group of guys…me, Neal Riebe, John Shank, Jim Tua, Rich Green, Dale Thompson, Steve Somen, Larry Holstein,…

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Lemme tell you, I wouldn’t trade my upbringing back in Brooklyn for anything in the world. Not that it would even be possible…or that I really didn’t have any choice in it…or that I ever really experienced anything different than what actually happened to me, but all things considered, I never found myself wanting a…

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I rarely (if ever) write about something that’s political in nature, but… Please correct me if I’m mistaken, completely wrong or just plain stupid (✋🏼), but when was the last time that a current politician…I hesitate to use the word “leader”…or any of the cavalcade of aspiring candidates spoke about TAKING BETTER CARE OF OUR…

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