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No Holds Barred: Gone to the dogs!

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The handwriting seems to be on every wall (if not THE border wall), collapse is now the norm.  Washington is always on the verge of decline but look at the […]... READ MORE
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American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop

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Susan Mary Alsop (1918-2004) was a society beauty who morphed into a great saloniste and hostess, but the best reason I found to read this 193-page biography is that it […]... READ MORE
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A personal appreciation of Marion “Oatsie” Charles

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Back in the fall of 2007, British actor and writer Stephen Fry arrived in Newport, Rhode Island, camera crew in tow. His destination was The Whim, a former eight-car garage […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLII

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Schulenberg’s Page, New York, Part CLII. It’s 1969 and we’ve got a new President (Nixon) who has a new adviser (Kissinger), protests... READ MORE
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What to Wear Where to a Debutante Ball

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At this time of year some of us have ginger plum fairies dancing in our heads,  the young among us listen for the prancing of each little hoof, and the […]... READ MORE
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Strolling the Avenue in advance of the 32nd Miracle on Madison Avenue

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Get ready to fa la la, fa la la while strolling Madison Avenue on Saturday, December 1st, as the 32nd Miracle on Madison Avenue takes place to benefit the pediatric […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXXV

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August, 1970. To take your mind off of the cold — if it’s cold where you’re reading this, let me take you back to August, 1970 in New York where […]... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: Bringing it in NYC

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All my friends warned me that I would really have to “bring it” on my recent NYC visit.  The city was struggling between frequent rains and 40 mph winds and […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXXIV

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November, 1969, on the 23rd, a Sunday, Vice President Spiro Agnew was still calling the media biased for reporting the My Lai Massacre and there’d been a huge anti-war moratorium […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXXIII

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I’m going back to 1969 because I overlooked almost the whole end of the year, the end of the ’60s, one of the most creative yet turbulent decades in American history! […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXXII

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1956. I got a surprise! A visit from an old army buddy! Jim Dwyer. Yes. I was in the army. Drafted! I used to wonder why I had no memory […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXXI

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In early March of 1970 a townhouse on West 11th Street in Greenwich Village exploded killing three members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) who were presumably building a […]... READ MORE

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