Monthly Archives: June 2012

“Seeking a Friend”, “People Like Us” & a few more

Way back in November of 2010 I wrote a blog post about some movies I like.   I then went on a bit of a frenzy and wrote a list of 100 (!) movies that I would recommend, complete with … Continue reading

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Imperfect photos, on purpose

My friend Anna is in town and we met up today for lunch.    We went down to a great cafe by the Hudson River, and as is often the case when Anna is around, there were photos. As we … Continue reading

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They say it’s my birthday!

Today was one of the best birthdays I can remember (and sadly I can now remember far more than seems practical).    My amazing husband and kids wrote cards for me, there were flowers and a shopping trip to Athleta. … Continue reading

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Photo shoot

This afternoon Maya and her friend Greta decided to do a photo shoot outside, and Ben & I got in on the action.   I’m posting a few of my favorites.  No interesting anecdotes or quips – just some happy … Continue reading

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Compromise, Part Two

While in Boston I picked up a book titled, “Signing Their Rights Away; the Fame & Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution” by Denise Kiernan & Joseph D’Agnese. Throw away the history textbooks.  This is the … Continue reading

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Compromise

Just got back from a quick overnight trip to Boston.  Downtown Boston is not only beautiful, but so rich with colonial history that it is a veritable feast for American Revolution buffs.   Being there and taking the Freedom Trail … Continue reading

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The Gap; where 29 inches might just be 33

Let me start by saying it kind of pains me to single out The Gap for this exposé/rant on the sizing of women’s clothing since I like clothes from The Gap and I’m sure they are not alone in this. … Continue reading

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Storied to distraction

The other day I was trying to find a book – can’t tell you the title because it has escaped me, but I would know it if I saw it and I know that it is somewhere in my house … Continue reading

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Rainbow

This photo, taken out of the taxi window while driving across 86th Street headed east toward Columbus Avenue, pretty much sums up our day:  Rain and sun, with a rainbow at the end of it.

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