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A house to remember her by

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Reviewing archives for another project, I came upon a subject of a Hollywood life and legend now long forgotten... READ MORE
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Reliving our Nation’s Independence

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The Fourth of July, often referred to as Independence Day, always evokes memories of the day and the times that marked a celebration of our independence as individuals and Americans... READ MORE
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Remembering the Fourth way back when …

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Blueberry pie and the Fourth of July, brings back memories of another time and another Dave Columbia, of all people, in LIFE magazine... READ MORE
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Gone with the Wind

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Quiet here in New York as everyone heads into the annual summer holiday weekend; so just to remind we’re running a Diary from this time of the year 15 years ago. Different times, different energy!... READ MORE
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The Grandma Moses of NFT recalls her Ports of Call for your collection

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A lifelong entrepreneur, Nikki Haskell goes NFT with her own collection... READ MORE
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The subject is Roe

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Just the facts and the history of Before... READ MORE
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The Two Faces of Fashion

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JH and I took a walk talking shop up Madison Avenue where we came upon one about to open for business, for brides and women dressing for an occasion! Amazing. Some shop, some brides, some eveningwear!... READ MORE
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A Baby Grand Gift

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Finally got to lunch at Avra, with Marc Rosen regaling me with stories of his late beloved wife Arlene Dahl and one particular story about a Steinway... READ MORE
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Father Figures

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Father’s Day in New York always arouses the drama of this boy’s father and the effect it had on everyone present. Blessed by memory... READ MORE
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True Theatre

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Beautiful Sunday with two major events on the calendar: the screening of the Leonard Cohen documentary plus a performance of his work on stage after; and the 75th Tony Awards at Radio City, all of which takes us back in time to see the future... READ MORE
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A fresh, dazzling mosaic

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A beautiful day in New York, lunching at Michael’s with the town all around, people getting out more; plus Paige Peterson’s excellent book party for Louis Nelson’s “MOSAIC” based on the design of the Korean War Memorial and all the subjects it evoked... READ MORE
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The pursuit of pleasure

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Perusing the social history archive of Palm Beach, a reader sent appreciation by focusing on the subject of Jack and old Joe and their private social activities as well as the public... READ MORE

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