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NO MORE EXCUSES FOR STAYING SILENT

NO MORE EXCUSES FOR STAYING SILENT

February 21, 2019 1 Comment

I had a strange and unpleasant experience a few weeks ago, and it still haunts me—probably because it adds to a chorus of experiences that I have chosen to not talk about. But now I have to: 

A few weeks ago, eight of us were dining at a local restaurant. As we were finishing our meals, a police car stopped in front of...

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WHEN PASSION AND ADVERSITY MEET–THE RESULT CAN BE SURPRISING

WHEN PASSION AND ADVERSITY MEET–THE RESULT CAN BE SURPRISING

February 14, 2019

Years ago, I lived in a loft in lower Manhattan. The first time I saw the space I fell totally in love with it. It was perfect, or so I thought.

The building was located on Reade Street, the old mercantile area of downtown NY. The space was originally . . . 

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THE SURPRISE REVEALED—A NEW USE FOR POST-IT® NOTES

THE SURPRISE REVEALED—A NEW USE FOR POST-IT® NOTES

February 07, 2019

This week, I promised I’d tell you about a simple method I came up with that made setting up the party incredibly easy. However, before I do, I need to go back to the party to fill in the ending. How could I have forgotten to tell you . . .

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SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY—WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY—WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

January 31, 2019 4 Comments

“What could possibly go wrong?” That’s what I said to friends when I told them that I had decided to throw a surprise birthday party for my husband, Mark.

I didn’t want to go to a restaurant, but no problem—we could easily entertain twenty people in our home. However I neglected to consider . . .

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TED KENNEDY FINDS STRENGTH IN A MOMENT OF CRISIS—WHERE IS MY STRENGTH?

TED KENNEDY FINDS STRENGTH IN A MOMENT OF CRISIS—WHERE IS MY STRENGTH?

January 24, 2019

There are times when life takes a turn and grabs your complete attention, when you have no choice, but to take note. At this moment my mother . . .

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AN UNEXPECTED TRIP TO CHINA

AN UNEXPECTED TRIP TO CHINA

January 17, 2019 2 Comments

I was invited to have lunch with four women. All of us were born in different countries. That’s not that unusual, but it was an interesting idea for a gathering...

“Now,” she said, taking her leave, “I would like to show you something special and let you experience a little of my home in China.” ...

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How you can adopt the French lifestyle.

EVER WISH YOU COULD ADOPT THE FRENCH LIFESTYLE? HERE IS HOW.

January 11, 2019

Have you ever wished you could adopt the French lifestyle?
You can. Here are 4 easy things you can do. But, be warned, it isn't as easy as you'd think I struggle with it and I'm French! 
 
It can be done here is how...

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Do We Really Need New Year Resolutions?

Do We Really Need New Year Resolutions?

January 03, 2019 2 Comments

The start of a New Year comes with hopes, expectations, and New Year's resolutions. I have hopes and expectations, but I’m trying to decide if resolutions inspire me or make me feel bad about what I haven’t accomplished...

If this is my last year, what do I want it to look like? How would my day change if I thought it was the last one? Would I be more relaxed, more aggressive, proactive, happier?

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The Same Color Red Lipstick on Everyone

I Learned Something Really Interesting Last Week

December 28, 2018 2 Comments

I seem to be spending a lot of time talking about red lipstick. What can I say, I love it and it is so French!

I discovered something very interesting at a party last week; yes, about red lipstick. We were gathered at a friend’s home to enjoy the holidays and . . .

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Christmas Memories Past and Present

Christmas Fun with Memories Galore

December 19, 2018 1 Comment

Last Saturday we were invited to join friends for a holiday party. We get together with this group just once a year so we look forward to continuing the conversations from the previous years. We were escorted into the back room of a private club with a glowing fire burning in the massive. . .

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Kitchen Disasters and I’m Still at It

Kitchen Disasters and I’m Still at It

December 14, 2018 3 Comments

This week, I’m thinking about the trials and tribulations of entertaining—especially my disasters in the kitchen and, believe me, I’ve had quite a few.

I once made this great rice dish . . .

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Getting There Is Half the Fun

Getting There Is Half the Fun

December 07, 2018 5 Comments

Getting there is half the fun. Or at least that’s what I tell myself when I’m getting ready to entertain. There are always things that go wrong or . . .  

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