Lori E. Seid… And How Was Your Day?

Kate Bornstein – Award Winning Legend

Posted in celebrity, Legendary, outlaws, Performance, queer by Lori E. Seid on 31 May 2011

Legendary Performer, Writer, Human & Fierce Woman- Kate Bornstein is considering all the places to put her just received Erotic Writing Award

(note: it’s that big hard pokey gold peeny )

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Silas Howard & Heather Acs !

Posted in family, friends, Legendary, Performance, queer by Lori E. Seid on 30 May 2011

Super Stunning & fabulous on EVERY level- Heather Acs & Silas Howard at Dixon Place after Musing Muses

Happy Birthday Silas!

Orchard Street Cat Walk

Posted in critters, Kindness, Love, Lower East Side, street by Lori E. Seid on 29 May 2011

Lovely Woman takes her beloved cat out for fresh air.

She’s 90 years old & on dialysis” she explained, “But she’s my baby

Squid at Work in the Garden

Posted in critters, East Village, Garden, Mother Nature, Squid, Truth by Lori E. Seid on 28 May 2011

And the seasons they go round and round
And the painted ponies go up and down
We’re captive on the carousel of time
We can’t return we can only look
Behind from where we came
And go round and round and round
In the circle game

LIVE GIRLS – Don’t be a Fool …?……

Posted in desire, girls, longing, New York City by Lori E. Seid on 27 May 2011

…I’m not sure I even want to know

Fleet Week 2011

Posted in freedom, Leisuretime, New York City, USofA by Lori E. Seid on 26 May 2011

OPRAH! …Moments after our Performance

Posted in Legendary, Performance by Lori E. Seid on 25 May 2011

An amazing team (Bobby Pearce & Steven Jamail should be in this photo) for an absolutely amazing event!

Surprise Oprah! Soundcheck

Posted in Legendary, Performance by Lori E. Seid on 24 May 2011

Rabbi Abraham Abraham, Coney Island Strongman; RIP

Posted in coney island, Hero, Legendary, Love by Lori E. Seid on 23 May 2011

Leader of the Ice Breakers, ‘The Rabbi’ loved to swim the ocean in the dead of winter. The group is also known for their proud, public displays’ of strength, almost 1/2 the members well into their 70’s, The Rabbi himself was 77.

Rabbi Abraham was crowned King Neptune of  The Mermaid Parade in 1999. During the parade he would constantly stop the flow of traffic to dance the jig & do one-armed pushups.

He sat in an ice-cube igloo he built, for 110 hours, shattering David Blaine’s record of 63 -landing the spot in the Guinness Book of World records.

An actual ordained Rabbi, Abraham Novitsky never led an official synagogue. Those who knew him believed his synagogue was the beach.

I took this photo of The Rabbi at the last Mermaid Parade, 2010.

With all the crowd, costumes & chaos, he still stood out & above it all.  So much so,  I’m sure I have a photo of him from every trip I took out to Coney Island, year after year, no matter what season it was.

Abraham was the very essence of Coney Island and it’s character, and there will be a giant void without him strolling the board walk, flexing his muscles, twirling his mustache and his flashing that loving smile .

Rest in Peace Dear Rabbi Abraham Abraham.

Peek-a-Boo– I SEA You….

Posted in Mother Nature by Lori E. Seid on 22 May 2011