Monthly Archives: February 2013

Betty Friedan and Chocolate Leaves

Last week was the 50th anniversary of the publishing of “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan’s manifesto which opened the eyes of women all over the world.  Okay, I admit, I’ve never read it, but I was intrigued by the New York … Continue reading

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Getting Through February

Unlike T. S. Eliot, I believe February is the cruelest month.  It’s when the snows are the deepest, the winds are the coldest, and even though the days are longer, the winter seems harsh and unending.  I have a bias, … Continue reading

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Bill Cunningham and the Nature of Happiness

I saw a great documentary yesterday, which happens to be nominated for an Academy Award.  Bill Cunningham New York , about the photojournalist, photographer and artist Bill Cunningham. For those of you who aren’t avid readers of The New York … Continue reading

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Pet Foster Parents

I never meant to keep this stupid cat.  Who wants a 17 lb. black tomcat?  I agreed to foster him because he’d been abandoned in an apartment.  The neighbors said his owner went to jail, and the people who cleaned … Continue reading

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