It’s been raining all summer in the Northeast. So when the sun broke through last week for two consecutive days, it was a pleasure to actually sit outside on my porch and witness a butterfly floating through the milkweeds. The rainy weather has kept us cocooned since spring.
It’s hard … ...Read more
Apparently hope is blooming again because the energy and positive attitude I felt at the CurveNY lingerie show this past week at the Javits Center in NYC was palpable. Walking around the Spring 2009 fair, there was a clear change in mood from the exhibition last February. This show felt … ...Read more
Since the age of 16, when I spent a summer living with a family above their cheese factory in Reims, France, I have been enamored by the elegance and aesthetic of the French culture. Maybe it was the Veuve Clicquot champagne that was served freely at the dinner table, or … ...Read more
I spent every summer of my childhood camping on the islands in Lake George, N.Y. in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. The tradition continued into adulthood, shifting to the family log cabin on the shoreline of Schroon Lake, located further north in this six million acre state park. My … ...Read more
For me, Teddy Roosevelt’s famous quote: “Speak softly and carry a big stick” has always informed my approach to communication. Keep the dialog warm, calm, and open but make sure it is powered by an infrastructure of facts. My opinion is that this is the most productive way to make … ...Read more