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New York City’s Extreme Weather: The City takes action was it overemphasized or acted upon appropriately? Early Friday morning, I had the pleasure of chatting with a friend who really informed of what a big deal Hurricane Irene could be.  Before talking with him I do not think I gave much thought to what a… Read more »

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Three trees within four feet of each other visually struck me. The sight caused a thread of thought about life, living and the progressive cycle of being I have contemplated from that day to this moment. The elder tree stood tallest with trunk and branches above the others. It’s brown and crumpled leaves dangled in… Read more »

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Geeezz…. What’s happening? All of these things are supposed to happen elsewhere!! Earthquakes? That’s so west coast. Hurricanes? That’s a southern thing. But we have BOTH! So what’s up? New York has long maintained that it is the city that can handle anything. Well, be careful what you ask for. Maybe that’s the issue. A… Read more »

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I had a genuine Sex and the City weekend.  I went to Atlantic City with my three best girlfriends (real-life translation: my husband’s five girl cousins).  The initial plan was to take Richard Wright’s private jet, but due to unforeseen circumstances I had to catch the bus (real-life translation: the initial plan was to take… Read more »

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Coming full circle: Remembering the past and embracing my future. It was not long ago that I sat alone in a crib with metal railings and beeping monitors sounding as an abundance of stuffed animals surrounded my view.  As we all know it so easy to forget the past and become consumed with the present. … Read more »

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I was 21 when I first encountered Carrie Bradshaw, and, as a middle-class girl from Maine, it took me some time to get used to her designer shoe habit.  I had never heard of Manolo Blahnik or Christian Louboutin, and I had certainly never heard of regular people spending $400 on footwear.  The fact that… Read more »