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Pencil Skirts

Bryant Park autumn breeze quaff a half-dozen Long Island iced teas among a swarm of honey bees circling burgers smothered in cheese and girls in pencil skirts above their knees whose allergies to cats make them sneeze while handling lobbyists with grace and ease until happy hour's over and she flees. Jennifer Aniston

Liz Cho and FDNY Calendar Model Mr. April

For those of you who have seen the movie Tombstone , you may remember the scene where Wyatt Earp, cornered and outnumbered, charges across the river and guns down his nemesis Curly Bill. After the gunfight, Doc Holiday is sitting by a tree when he's asked what he's doing out in the middle of nowhere when clearly he's not well, to which he replies, "Wyatt Earp's my friend." Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday in Tombstone . When I think of friendship, one of the ingredients I've come to know is a lack of jealousy at your friend's success, in fact, you're happy when they succeed. In some cases, you're even proud of them. These things have held true with regards to my friend Ralph, that is until the day he met Liz Cho.  Through hard work and sacrifice, FF Ralph Ciccarelli made the coveted FDNY Calendar that benefits the FDNY Foundation and can be purchased here . The firefighters themselves end up devoting even more of their time to help raise a