Aged Winos…Weather the Weather

Dee-Dee Diamond
2 min readJan 21, 2024

“It’s Saturday the Paragon Pearls Night Out…”, I proclaim it a bit too loudly, since most of the dames are hard of hearing.

“Don your finery and carry your credit card. Don’t forget to bring your sense of humor. Leave your aches & pains & worries …at home”!

FOR Tonight, “the goils” who haven’t been girls in 75 years-plus, are out for our weekly dining out party. I’m in charge of making the restaurant reservations… (as I LOVE to emphasize), I’m the baby of the group. 😛

Tonight, our Big Apple is Freezing. 🍎

Its 18 degrees with a strong windchill, making it about 5 degrees. Burrrrrr…🙄

This murderous icy stinging weather does not stop us” cabin- fevered tough old broads” … from dining out.

Remember our motto stolen from the US Postal Service, “Nor Rain or Storm nor Snow or Frost will keep us from Service” or our dinner party.

We blew across the streets to Le Moulin Cafe. 💨💨My chocolate brown eyeballs were almost turned into solid Bon-Bons…my nose & neck were turtled deeply in my faux fur ski jacket. Alas, reddish fingertips, numb even thru my thick woolen gloves.

It didn’t help that I was wearing 2 pairs of pants, winter undies, blouse, sweater, scarf, boots with sox. Still the frigid elements made for a formattable challenge to my 82-year-old body.

(I had to rest after just putting on all these garments).

Holy Eskimo! 🤐

Torture b-but pour us a glass of red wine🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷 and we bloom into the crazy bitches 😊😉😉😉😉we really are. (let out of our cages for a brief spell). 👵👩‍🦳👵👵👵

🎭👢👢 👢👢 👢👢 👢👢 👢👢

Seniority and whining get us the fireplace table.

LOL! How could anyone not love us!!!



Dee-Dee Diamond

Born & raised in Brooklyn, 80 years, ago. Interviewed by The Brooklyn Historical Society. I published a funny book called” First Stop Brooklyn” it's on Amazon.