Monthly Archives: April 2009

Becoming Mary Wells Again

I am trapped by illness, mine or someone I love’s illness. My creative mind shuts down, my emotions simplify and drown me and I have to fight them as well as do what it takes to deal with the illness. I would be the world’s worst professional nurse, but when my husband was ill for […]

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Mary Wells’s Sweet Lesson for Success

I learned to focus on what mattered, and I learned that it is true — you get more with sugar or love.

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Naomi Klein: ‘The Wall Street Bailout Is the Greatest Heist in Monetary History’

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Editor’s Note: Naomi Klein is the award-winning author of the international bestsellers The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. She writes a regular column for The Nation magazine and The Guardian newspaper that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. Her articles have […]

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Mary Wells: ‘Change the Road You’re On’

There is no first thing. I would take a good, hard look at the whole picture, including whether I was happy before being fired and what my dream career and life was and where it would be and what I am good at and should be making the most of. I would painfully force myself […]

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From Hillary Clinton to Ivana, Blythe, Carolina and More: 11 Proud Mothers and Their Fabulous Daughters (Photos)

[slideshow] We all know these mothers … they’re famous, accomplished, brilliant — and maybe most important, they’ve raised wonderful girls. Here are 11 terrific mothers with divine daughters who prove the old adage that the “apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”

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Mary Wells Would Need a Team

There are so many accusations about so many issues now that I would need a lot more heads to do the research it would take to examine them. So NO. Unless the accusation and the issue are so important they stop me in my tracks.

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Mary Wells’s Will: ‘Changes as Life Changes’

My will changes as life changes. I used to have a long list of people I cared a lot about who I knew liked certain possessions of mine, so I left those items to them in my will. As years went by, the people died or the possessions broke or the idea of giving them […]

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It Happened Last Night: Can That Be Cannabis?

[slideshow] I am in Vancouver today because it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This morning, I was awakened by a strange odor and a lot of noise. I looked out the window at a growing crowd with signs celebrating 4/20 and the unmistakable smell of marijuana strong enough to reach […]

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Private Detectives Reel as Recession Hits High-End Adultery (Video)

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What’s the one kind of date that’s losing steam faster than you can say ‘Bye-Bye 401(k)’?

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Gloria Steinem: Still Committing ‘Outrageous Acts’ at 75

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… and other musings about the women’s movement by the feminist icon of the 20th century. Gloria Steinem, renowned feminist, activist, author, Emmy Award-winning writer, lecturer and all-around wOw-worthy woman turned 75 years old recently. This and other world wonders got me thinking about how someone who has played such a major role in the […]

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