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The Real Humanitarians

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I have never thought of myself as a humanitarian, but then again, who am I to argue with Commissioner Mae Carpenter? She brilliantly runs the Public Private Partnership for Aging Services in Westchester, making sure our seniors are well cared for. This week, in front of 200 guests she presented me with a humanitarian award.  […]

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The Art of Working Remotely

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Many people think that employees who work remotely are happier, healthier and more productive. Others remain unimpressed by such claims. I for one had never given any thought to the matter until most recently when I took a nasty fall at my daughter’s wedding. There I was radiant at the nuptials and one minute later I didn’t have a […]

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Bragging Rights

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Hundreds turned out at the Katonah Museum (KMA) last weekend to salute three of the museum’s stalwarts, among them Betty Himmel of Purchase, an ArtsWestchester board member who was instrumental in guiding and expanding the Katonah Museum of Art, first volunteering in 1968 and later becoming Board President in 1976, and again in 1991. She […]

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Moms

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This is the time each year when we all think about our moms. I think of mine, not just because of Mother’s Day, but also because of school graduations. Yes, my mother was a teacher. For more than 40 years, she was also a minor celebrity in the supermarket, since most of the checkout clerks […]

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Women Supporting Women

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There she was on Sunday. In color. Gloria Steinem on the cover page of the New York Times editorial section. Who would have thought in the 60′s that Steinem’s 80th birthday would be a cause for celebration in the mainstream press? I turned the page and there with Steinem were two women from my life: Elinor Guggenheimer first woman […]

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It’s All About Men

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To look at her, you might think she’s a school teacher. But Georgette Gouveia is actually the feisty editor of the smart and sassy WAG, a monthly magazine dedicated to serving up a piquant dish of stories to keep tongues wagging. Gouveia is also the author of a hot-off-the press, and I do mean hot, racy […]

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Things I Forgot to Mention

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Gearing up for a fabulous show of outrageous hats opening Feb. 9th…   Our own Sistine Chapel was created in our vault by artist Judy Glantzman…   Happily visited the Painted Bride in Pittsburgh, an alternative space…   Luis Perlman showed stunning new work at the Upstream Gallery…   Diana Gould designed our gala look.  […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly…

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly…

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