bodie and eljay

last saturday
was
 a beautiful day

 aside
 from
 my errands
and
 our walk in the park
 i also
 had 
a meet up 
with
 an instagrammer 
who
 posts
 as
 mistermanhattan

 he does a photo feature 
called
 whyilovenewyorkcity
 where
 he posts 
photo portraits 
he's taken
of 
new
 to
 nyc
 instagrammers
 the 
post includes
 a backstory
of 
how
 they came to live here and why they love this city 

 he asked
 if 
i wanted to be featured
 i said
 sure

 we arranged to meet at the 79th street entrance to riverside park 



i was to pick a place 
that was special to me 

riverside park
 is very special to me

 why

 because
 during toonman's recuperation 3-4 years back
he went
 from
 walking slowly up riverside drive
 outside the park 
with a cane
supporting him
 to 
walking 
inside the park
 on his own

 anyway

 i shared
 that
 with
 mistermanhattan
 aka 
eljay 
(his real name)

he took my photo 
 he asked
 if
 i wanted to see it 
i decided 
i would 
wait 
be surprised 

when he posts it 
i will let you know 
when that happens 
so all you IGers 
can rush over 
and
 see it 

after we did the interview/photo 
he walked up to zabars with me
 and
 thats 
where
 we met 
bodie 

i tried
 to get some shots 
kneeling down
 but
 he kept coming to see me
 vs
 sitting nicely

 eljay 
managed to get him to behave
 so 
i stood behind him
 and
 took these





bodie 
is
 a boxer mix 
who was adopted
 - do not shop, adopt - 
from
 a shelter in the midwest
 his person 
found him on petfinder.com

  he's a puppy 
who is going to be one amazing dog
 he's such a good boy 

look at that face

 look at those paws

6 comments:

  1. You and Eljay have so much in common, and love the pup...
    Sandi

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  2. Looking forward to seeing the pic and hearing what he has to say. He's probably not, but he looks like a kidlet.

    Beautiful puppy!

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  3. The paws are the give-away. Friends came by today who just lost their 14 year old Lab - couldn't walk anymore - and we all had a wee cry. Nice to see a puppy here.

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  4. OMG!! u have fun and meet the most interesting folks.. but that's NYC for ya. hugs.

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  5. Those are some big paws on that very cute pooch! I think he has some growing yet to do!

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