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Fashion Passion: Scarves!

“I had 57 scarves, I got rid of 10,” My sister Madeline admitted, when we discussed the need to purge items from our wardrobes we weren’t wearing. While I haven’t counted, and don’t think I have nearly that many, I … Continue reading

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Lamenting Loehmanns & Other Retail Woes

I dragged a friend out on a recent freezing day to check out the end of Loehmanns.  Prepared to see only hangers and shelves left, we were surprised to find quite a bit of merchandise and we each managed to … Continue reading

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Grand Central Station Craft Fair

After hearing about this craft fair from two people, my sister and Dawn, I  had to go myself.  Grand Central Station has been featured in countless films.  I’ve met many friends and family members over the years in front of its … Continue reading

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5th Avenue Window Crawl: Beaded Bags & Bergdorf’s

When blog friend and Tangerine Tango  contributor Dawn Landau emailed me late Wednesday night, apologizing for the last minute notice, saying she’d be in New York City on Friday and asked if I was free to meet her, I didn’t hesitate … Continue reading

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Dazzling Blue & Tangerine Tango

It’s that time when the  folks at Pantone decide what the new hit color will be for the following year, sending designers to their drawing boards, retailers to restock  shelves and consumers to toss anything not in the new hue. … Continue reading

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June Jumble: Visits!

I met my niece Sonia in NYC and we saw the whale exhibit  at the  American Museum of Natural History Museum.  Fascinating! We toured Princeton the next day; it’s on her college list, and stopped in to see my son and … Continue reading

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Gender Equality: Where Should the Buttons Go?

With the 4th grandchild due at the end of July, I wanted to knit something for him/her to wear home from the hospital.   I selected gender-neutral light mint cotton yarn that came complete with the pattern and three little duck … Continue reading

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