Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Vancouver Weekend Hip List, by Mary Wells

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You gotta see this hip list … where to eat, drink, shop and dance if you are young in your feet and your brain cells and wish you played a guitar.

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Vancouver 2010: Opening Ceremonies – Creativity Uncovered

Our Gypsy Mary Wells shares breathtaking photos from the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The Gypsy's Olympic Gold List: Where to Shop in Vancouver

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Our Gypsy Mary Wells’s inside tips for shopping! For women, men, fashion, cosmetics, furniture, home accessories, foods and treats.

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The Gypsy's Olympic Gold List: The Best of Vancouver

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Our Gypsy Mary Wells’s choices for the best of the best in Vancouver – with or without the Olympics.

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The Gypsy's Olympic Gold List: Where to Eat in Vancouver

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Our Gypsy Mary Wells’s favorite Vancouver restaurants. Personally researched!

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Mr. wOw: Why Robert Gibbs's Hand Job Ain't Funny

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Last week’s stunning double dose of Sarah Palin – her Tea Party stump speech and her FOX News interview with Chris Wallace – was enough to make a grown Mr. W. cry. (And as I commented elsewhere, it’s usually the boy shooting his pet deer in The Yearling that gets Mr. wOw’s waterworks gushing.) The […]

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Where Mary Wells Finds the Best 'Teeny Weeny Chocolate Bits'

Ah, chocolate, not one of my failings. The only chocolate I love is the teeny, weeny chocolate bits in chocolate chip ice cream or in straciatella ice cream – which I unfortunately adore. As you know I get around and I do know where to get great chocolate chip ice cream and the best straciatella.

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A Hard Life on the Road – Made Harder

I – like all women who travel for business, I am sure – am sometimes asked if I mind the time on the road.  The subtext, of course, being: Don’t you miss your kids?  Isn’t it tough being away from your husband? “Sometimes it’s tough being away,” I acknowledge. “But I try to go for […]

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Mary Wells on What Ellen Brings to 'Idol'

Ellen DeGeneres will bring some class to “American Idol.”

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Making Peace With Madoff: An Interview With Alexandra Penney

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The author of a bold new memoir tells longtime friend Joni Evans about the singular experience of losing it all. Editor’s Note: Alexandra Penney is the author of The Bag Lady Papers: The Priceless Experience of Losing It All, just published by Voice/Hyperion. The former editor-in-chief of Self magazine, she also penned the New York […]

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