Category Archives: Lifestyle

Savoring the Joys of Summer Eating

Bestselling author Mireille Guiliano offers up a delectable recipe concocted from her favorite seasonal fruits.

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Liza Donnelly’s Cartoon of the Week: The Best Thing About Summer?

Liza Donnelly, noted cartoonist for The New Yorker, is also the editor, with her husband, Michael Maslin, of the book Cartoon Marriage: Adventures in Love and Matrimony by The New Yorker’s

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The Price of a Million-Dollar Smile

Much to her own chagrin, Sheila Nevins will stop at nothing to preserve her teeth

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Beating the Winter Blues – Seasonal Affective Disorder

Shining the light on winter gloom. The winter blues are real and known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)  where individuals suffer from depression in part due to shorter days and decreased sunlight.   Individuals may also decrease their outdoor activities and therefore exposure to fresh air and exercise during these months compounding the problem. Some […]

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40 Fall Recipes to Celebrate the Season

Get ready to cook, eat and celebrate autumn! From soups and stews to ragouts, 40 delightful and comforting recipes for the fall.  Crisp apples, pumpkins, cinnamon and pasta dishes will make your mouth water. Below are a few recipes to get you started.  See what the editors at Bon Appetit have put together in their […]

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14 Latin Dishes to Help You End the Summer

The world is divided into two groups of people: Those who like cilantro and those who are wrong. (Kidding!) If you’re not a cilantro fan, you might want to skip this recipe, but if you’re a member of the first group, you won’t be able to get enough of these little potato-tomato-pepper cakes. Get the recipe from Chef Denzell Washington of Manhattan Brew and Vine Lounge.

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Spring Recipes to Delight Every Table

Entrees, salads and desserts to please a crowd. Spring always holds a special place in the year.  The last of the snow, sleet and storms have stopped making way for longer days and the desire to shed heavy winter clothes and meals.  Plates and recipes become lighter and brighter with the hues of colorful vegetables […]

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The Day She Lost Her Jealousy at Barneys

Originally published in January 2008… She had always been slightly envious of other girls. It started with doll clothes in third grade. MaryLou’s doll had high-heels and a bikini swimsuit. Hers did not. This competitive nature continued, with more serious manifestations, into high school. At the elegant Pierrepont High, she longed for Ginger’s blue eyes […]

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My iPhone Made Me Cry

Are you befuddled by new technology? Do you long for the days of simple on/off switches and phones that simply ring hello? Do most appliances have too many options? Do tell.       My iPhone Made Me Cry An Interactive Poem I don’t cry at weddings I know the odds Sometimes I cry at […]

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A Dog’s Dying

Today our dog received a death sentence. I thought he had some tick disease and went to the gym. When I came back, I learned by telephone that he had a few weeks to live. The vet said his platelets were 500 times below normal. This son of a bitch, and he was one; this […]

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