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Music in the air

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Monday, March 11, 2019. Daylight Savings; Spring forward enters the scenario and Mother Nature treated us to some rain but not too much and temps into the 40s and climbing. Last night, the city was covered in a fog. Last week; Music in the air. The Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra held their gala […]... READ MORE
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The beauty is there for the seeing

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Thursday, March 7, 2019. Baby, it’s cold outside here in New York. Mid-20s by day and mid-teens by night. However, as you can see from JH’s photo, freezing or not, the beauty is there for the seeing. First things first. Today, this morning at 11AM, Mr. Harry Macklowe and Patricia Landeau will marry at the […]... READ MORE
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June is bustin’ out all over …

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019. “March went out like a lion,” goes the Oscar Hammerstein II lyric, “a-whippin’ up the waters in the bay.” Then April cried, And stepped aside, And along came pretty little May. May was full of promises, But she didn’t keep ‘em quick enough for some, And a lot of doubting Thomases […]... READ MORE
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Mothers and Daughters out in the world

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Monday, March 4, 2019. Lackadaisical Sunday in New York mid-afternoon. The weather map showing the snow and the rain massing over the whole Northeast. Forty-two degrees at 3 p.m. 5:30 pm, snow started. Children of famous parents. That’s a whole category for psychology buffs. I’ve known several, and known of many others. You find the […]... READ MORE
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Educating us bipeds

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Friday, March 1, 2019. Cold, dry and some light snow in the forecast although the way the weather’s been going, will probably miss New York. Same thing happened Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Opening the blinds when I got up, I saw the scattered carpets of early snow on the sidewalks across the way. In the morning […]... READ MORE
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Birthday days and Oprah ways

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Thursday, February 28, 2019. Cold cold yesterday in New York. Snow was predicted but moved on northwards without a flurry of a hello. In the 20s by late afternoon and into the night. Fifth Avenue between 71 Street and 79th Street have been closed to traffic all this week because the strong winds have blown […]... READ MORE
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Mother Nature’s exterior designers

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Monday, February 25, 2019. A cold and often rainy weekend in New York. Overcast and glum from the looks of things. But I’m keeping my eye on the yellow witch hazel buds in the Park which should be followed by the forsythia in the next ten days or so. Then Mother Nature’s exterior designers move […]... READ MORE
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Remembering Lee

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Monday, February 25, 2019. At ten o’clock this morning at the Church of St. Thomas More on East 89th Street, there was a Funeral Mass held for Lee Radziwill who died on Friday, February 15th at her home here in Manhattan. It was a private service, by invitation, conducted by Rev. Kevin V. Madigan. There […]... READ MORE
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That place in the Sun

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Thursday, February 21, 2019. The weatherman forecast snow, big snow for the whole Northeast, and in New York, turning to rain and ice. We got the snow; not really heavy but noticeable. The temps dropped to the low 30s, but as has happened again and again with those storms coming from the mid- or south, […]... READ MORE
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Some glamour for city life

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019. A cold but sunny day, yesterday in New York with temperatures in the mid-30s. As the world now knows, last night at Ralph Lauren’s Polo Bar, across from the St. Regis, the Duchess of Sussex, otherwise known as Meghan Markle, wife of Prince Harry, now the Duke, attended a little dinner with friends. The first thi... READ MORE
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Gone to the dogs

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Thursday, February 14, 2019. Valentine’s Day. Yesterday was one of those sort of-winter days in New York. Some Sun, some clouds, temps reaching up to 40, then later down to freezing. It feels like the Winter That Never Was to this born and bred North Easterner. Although when I lived in sunny L.A. where they […]... READ MORE
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A snowy day in the Big Town

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Snow came as forecast although not a storm or blizzard but light and wet. In New York it was on the wet side and of course made traffic even more difficult to get around. Cold and rainy by late afternoon into the evening, with temps at freezing. Mother Nature’s son. JH […]... READ MORE

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