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I can see how the name Mother Pigeon embodies both rats and pigeons as I’ve heard many people say that pigeons are just rats with wings. The profile was great, and then Kenneth arrived on the scene and things really took off! A lot of writers would’ve skipped his appearance, but you made a great choice to include him because it really helped me see Mother Pigeon in all her glory!👏👏👏

Now, about the mayor. While I think it’s fishy that he often dines with a criminal element, I also find it fishy that he orders FISH when his veganism was such a big issue in the campaign. If you ask me, The NY Times missed the story here. Also, Bronzino is a very tasty fish.

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Sep 6, 2022Liked by Anne Kadet

Mother Pigeon confirms both Evelyn Waugh, "...for in that city [New York] there is neurosis in the air which the inhabitants mistake for energy." AND John Steinbeck, "New York is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal, its politics are used to frighten children, its traffic is madness, its competition is murderous.

But there is one thing about it - once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough."

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Sep 6, 2022Liked by Anne Kadet

The sledgehammer incident reminded me of a stunt by the ex-mayor of Vilnius. It involved... an actual tank. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-fWN0FmcIU

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Such a delight. Thank you!

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Wonderful, just wonderful! :D

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Awesome, as always. As a footnote, I'm naming my new band MOTHER RAT.

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I’ve walked by Mother Pigeon many times without knowing her story. So cool to learn more about her! And the pigeons she makes really are beautiful. Haven’t seen the rats... but maybe I just blocked it out!

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I read your posts with amazement. Mother Pigeon was that person who you require very few questions for, just let her roll AND YOU GET THAT! If you keep up the current trend, you will soon need a bigger table between the rubber band balls and the pigeon. I love when people go all in on nature. Here's a video I've been loving lately -- if such a mouse lived near me I'd sell stuffed versions. Kudos to the Mayor and you for identifying the non sequitor. https://youtu.be/xyVkuLUdSn4 -- props to the vegan scene in Staten Island...I'm into my food patterns but not even sure what spelt is???

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Love mother pigeon! Wished I’d seen her when I was still living in nyc. Her eats and pigeons are amazing!!

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One of the funniest Eric Adams quotes was uttered on my birthday, August 17, and I choose to believe he did that specifically as a gift for me! Thanks for making sure I got it, Anne!! This newsletter continues to delight.

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Jan 12Liked by Anne Kadet

Did she turn her husband and child into a rat or a pigeon?

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Sep 21, 2022Liked by Anne Kadet

Well heck, why would someone who benefitted from peoples' "worst mistake" want to judge them?

But the notion of praying to the sun (vs. the sun preying on us, as so many fear) is a simple, yet profound & most welcome one.

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Sep 19, 2022Liked by Anne Kadet

What a delightful journey into Mother Pigeon's world for a few minutes! Powerhouse cameo by Kenneth! I love them both.

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What a great article! Love Mother Pigeon 💜

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*me trying to marry mother pigeon* so.....is there a father pigeon?

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Mother Pigeon is awesome! Glad you have one of her creations to watch over you!

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