Tag Archive for funny

photo by Antonia Martinelli

International Women’s Day is a Made-up Day!

Yesterday I forgot International Woman’s Day. Well, the truth is I didn’t forget, I never knew (even though the day dates back a century). Why? Because it’s a made-up holiday! I’m not saying it’s not a good or necessary holiday, but it is a made-up day nonetheless. It’s one of thousands of made-up days that while serving to promote awareness… Read more →

photo by Joanne Nerenberg

Dance Walk – You know you want to!

I recently followed the Painted Bunting with a group of amateur ornithologists as it frolicked near the LeFrak Center in Prospect Park. This spectacular bird, native to more southern regions, has captured a great deal of local media attention. The New York Times writes, “What he did was unremarkable: Duck, bob, peck, hop. Duck, bob, peck, hop.” Yes, a bird… Read more →