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13 more shopping days ‘til Christmas

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Cold and sunny, yesterday in New York, with temps run from 40 in the early afternoon down to the high 20s at night. Thirteen more shopping days ‘til Christmas. Thirteen is a lucky number for creative gifts. What made me think of this was that an old friend of mine who […]... READ MORE
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The emotional power of work

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Monday, December 10, 2018. Cold and grey, temperatures in the mid- to upper 30’s, yesterday in New York. A quiet Sunday in my neighborhood with few out on the sidewalks in my neighborhood, except to walk their dogs. Today is the 109th anniversary of Hermes Pan who was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1909. Hermes, […]... READ MORE
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Sixteen more shopping days til Christmas

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Thursday, December 6, 2018. Sixteen more shopping days til Christmas. It was a sunny day, yesterday in New York, but not warm – temps in the low 40s and high 30s. I went down to Michael’s for lunch with Gina de Franco, an LA lady born and bred, in the public relations business, and who […]... READ MORE
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Alive with the lights

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018. It was a sunny day in New York yesterday, with temperatures at 50 by midday and dropping down into the colder by four in the afternoon. We’re running the photo I took of the East River on Sunday midday when it was much warmer (mid- to upper-50s) and the fog almost […]... READ MORE
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Wagging a grateful tail

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Monday, December 3, 2018. A rainy day in Manhattan yesterday, with lots of fog and temperatures in the low-to-mid 50s! Overall it was a grey and rainy weekend in New York, but pleasant for everyone who took to the sidewalks, the museums and the shops and restaurants. I was surprised by the thickness of the […]... READ MORE
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A combined effort

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Friday, November 29, 2018. Mosty sunny, yesterday in New York, with temperatures in the mid-to-low 40s. The leaves are mainly gone from the trees. It’s dark outside by 6 pm, and within another week, the holiday festivities will be in the clubrooms, restaurants and living rooms all over town. One night earlier in the week […]... READ MORE
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Fathers and son

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Grey and cold, yesterday in New York with temps running up to mid-40s midday and back to the 30s at night. It’s not an interesting forecast to this kid brought up with New England winters which defined this time of years, especially this holiday week and weekend. Easier for walking the dogs, however. And the […]... READ MORE
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New York life

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Lots of rain in New York beginning yesterday afternoon with temperatures dropping into the high 30s. One of the great things about New York life is the museums. Once upon a time, museums were steadfast presenters of Art and Culture. Their visitors were those who had specific interests in terms of […]... READ MORE
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A familiar Thanksgiving Day weekend

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Monday, November 26, 2018. The temp hit the mid-50s yesterday in New York; sometimes sunny, often overcast, at the end of the holiday weekend — which included temps in the 20s and heavy rains from Saturday night into early Sunday morning. It was a familiar Thanksgiving Day weekend in New York City. Memory probably omits, […]... READ MORE
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A Day of Thanks

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Friday, November 23, 2018. The Day after Thanksgiving. It was cold in New York with temps dropping from the 20s in daytime and into the teens at night. One of the weather forecasters said it was the coldest Thanksgiving in 150 years. Growing up in New England I don’t remember a Thankgiving that wasn’t cold. […]... READ MORE
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Mother Nature’s events

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018. It was a sunny day, yesterday in New York with the thermometer reaching up to the low 50s and nary a sign of that horrendous snowstorm last Thursday. JH checked out the results (and detritus) of Mother Nature’s stormy visit. This week belongs to Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day. It was already a […]... READ MORE
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Mother nature in charge

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Monday, November 18, 2018. Cold and overcast most of the weekend in New York with temperatures in the 40s and falling into the high 30s at night. But it wasn’t that wintry cold that bites your nose and hands and can get you shivering if your standing still outdoors. Thursday’s storm was a big surprise. […]... READ MORE