Category Archives: New York

The Long Goodbye and The High Line

Have you had to say goodbye to a great friend? I’ve hugged many a woman friend goodbye over my adult years, and every time, I feel like my heart is breaking in half. Gone will be the fun times spent together … Continue reading

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Dress Code: No More Panty Hose

For many years I suited up and commuted into New York City to work as a financial editor. After almost two decades, it got so I hated putting on my suit. And panty hose and pumps. To sit on my … Continue reading

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Major Fun in New York City

Do you love to laugh? Have fun? Eat? Spend time with family and friends? Me too. Major fun for me involves four things: friends, family, food and silliness. And last week I got all four on a single trip into … Continue reading

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BlogHer12: Can We Connect?

The session at BlogHer12 that really moved me was “Blogging into Midlife.” I mentioned here that the panelists, Ann Dunnewold, Darryle Pollack, Lynn Forbes and Patricia Patton, are dynamic women over 50 who spoke to a room full of mostly … Continue reading

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BlogHer12: Learn, Connect, Effect Change

BlogHer12, the world’s largest bloggers conference, began on Thursday, August 2nd in New York City. I and 4,999 other (mostly female) people attended, up more than 1,000 from last year from what I overheard. When I arrived, the noise level … Continue reading

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Road Trip Weekend

My daughter Tory and I drove more than 570 miles from Northern New Jersey to the hinterlands of Upstate New York to attend a “Juniors Day” at Hamilton College, shop at a favorite outlet center, then attend another “Juniors Day” … Continue reading

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Volleyball and Potholes: Mutually Exclusive? Uh. No.

This past weekend my daughter Tory attended a softball clinic at Bryant University in Rhode Island on Saturday then we got up at 5:30 a.m. and on the road headed north by 6:15 a.m. so she could join her club … Continue reading

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