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Look Again!

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Reading a book I had no intention of reading but couldn’t put down once started... READ MORE
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Things are picking up

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The restaurants are opening, people are looking forward to getting out and about again, and down in Palm Beach, a new kind of mecca where Jackie Rogers celebrated a birthday opening a new store on Worth Avenue... READ MORE
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An Only in New York Moment

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Remembering a once-in-a-lifetime appearance on the one and only Gossip Girl... READ MORE
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A deeper motivation

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A reader’s request brought up the subject: Adoption, adoption detectives, mothers, and the ultimate truth for all of us... READ MORE
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Looking back on a genuine piece of late 20th-century Americana

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A winter’s day with some snow nearby, I was reminded of Jack Paar who passed away at this time 15 years ago, evoking the memory of knowing the man and his life... READ MORE
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All on a quiet winter’s night

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Anticipating a big snow day that never came and an email from an irate neighbor late at night. Only in New York... READ MORE
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One of New York’s greats

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Joe Allen, the New York restaurateur, died two Sundays ago. A quiet legend in his own time. Jesse Kornbluth captures the man in a fine farewell... READ MORE
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Reflecting on a great and certain wisdom

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Remembering a distant lunch, thought provoking and impressive, with author Alison Lurie, who left us a week ago Tuesday... READ MORE
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In Real Life (and Reel, too)

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Cold and snowy here but much warmer down in PB where the BCRF held their annual luncheon; then there’s the annual Palm Beach Show; and here in New York the auction to raise funds for Liz Smith’s Literacy Partners; and a photographic anecdote of a famous “couple.”... READ MORE
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Back to the NOW

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Snow storms and other storms can take over your head these days; but on the other side of that is ... relief!... READ MORE
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Anatomy of a snow storm

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A snow day Sunday topped off the weekend with Mother Nature’s beautiful storm visiting the city... READ MORE
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No friend like this old friend

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Discussing an artist's life and appreciating an old friend... READ MORE

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