Monthly Archives: July 2011

One Last Night in the Big Apple

So… we are on our way to dinner with friends in the West Village.  Very casual.  We are riding our bikes.  Why not? We should let at least a few more angry bikers yell at us or ring their bells … Continue reading

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Goodbye New York City!

The longer I live here, the more I think that city life is for the birds (and I don’t mean that in a good way).  It’s dirty.  It’s smelly.  The people are angry.  It’s expensive.  It’s hard to find a … Continue reading

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The World Keeps Getting Smaller

Fourteen summers ago my ex-husband and I rented a cabana in Atlantic Beach.  With a three year old and a one year old we thought it would be easier to do day trips then to go out to the Hamptons … Continue reading

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The Nanny Returns, and I Don’t Mean Fran Drescher

When I was a little girl we had a nanny named Charlotte.  Charlotte was from Germany, and had a deep accent.  She was very religious and would teach me German prayers at night.  My Jewish mother was somewhat surprised to … Continue reading

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Beauty and Essex Anyone?

Last night we had dinner and Beauty and Essex on Essex between Rivington and Stanton, not far from it’s sister restaurant Stanton Social.  We were dining with a friend who has just moved to town from London, and she had … Continue reading

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Addiction and Fame Take Another Life – the Death of Amy Winehouse

I remember hearing “Back to Black” for the first time.  It was hard to believe that the powerful, sultry, sexy voice I was hearing was coming from a tiny little white woman, more of a girl really.  Boy could she … Continue reading

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“Entourage” Review

Season 8 of “Entourage” has started on HBO and it was well worth waiting for.  We find Vince being released from a posh ninety day rehab center, ready to start a new life.  His entourage is clamoring to pick him up … Continue reading

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