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Look Who’s Talkin’

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A summer day brought us Mary Hilliard’s portfolio of moments at another time in New York where everyone’s in cooler conversation... READ MORE
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Recalling an artist’s exercise

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A warm summer day and memories evoked by reading Schulenberg’s Page today of an amazing time it was in New York mid-1970s... READ MORE
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The world and all its changes

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The world and all its changes and the latest is the discovery and arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell. What will happen next? Will she spill, and will she be set free, or ... to be continued... READ MORE
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July 4th Weekend Woolgathering

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A quiet Fourth around town, some spectacular fireworks from the Empire State Building and other views of the New York sky at night... READ MORE
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Fortitude and Patience

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Holiday weekend ahead, the mailbox is full of political messages from both parties (looking for donations); reminding me of the political campaigns I’ve worked in on several occasions... READ MORE
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Nabes and Neighbors

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Sunny, warm early summer day with a storm of hail and thunder in the late afternoon, while considering the life and times of the once-upon-a-time the world’s richest heiress, Doris Duke... READ MORE
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Pride and joy

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Beautiful weekend weather-wise in Manhattan while many New Yorkers are beginning to vacate for summer place; restaurants open on the sidewalk; dinner at Sette, and more talk about Pamela Harriman... READ MORE
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One step forward, two steps back

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The second installment of a lookback of the Diary 25 years ago when the subject was personality and social power... READ MORE
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Memories of New York

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With the world on edge, we look back to quieter (?) times 25 years ago on the New York Social Diary, cast of characters... READ MORE
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Making it in the big city

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Beautiful, very warm summer day in New York, bookstores opened; went looking to buy a copy of Andre Leon Talley’s book. No such luck, but ..... READ MORE
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The first day of summer in the city

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The first day of Summer was a beauty in New York, still a quiet town especially on weekends even more interesting at times because you can see the life here... READ MORE
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The “opening” up

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An almost summer day, in New York with the town coming together again but also still on the quiet side. Hoping that the restaurants will soon open, reminds of other years at this time... READ MORE

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