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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Thirteen

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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The beginning of the year 1913 burst onto the pages of Kate Roosevelt’s diary with the mention of a pressing business matter that she was

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Mad Ads: Spanx – Going the Way of the Girdle?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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In the 50s, I remember my mother squeezing herself into a girdle. Remember girdles? They were medieval undergarments that women everywhere fought like the dickens

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Winnie Walks – We’re Finally Here!

Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Friday May 1, 2015 I finally reached my fundraising goal of $1,800 earlier this week and on Friday evening I go to the Marriot on

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New Beauty Brands Boast Affordability

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
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In an already glutted beauty product market, launching a new line successfully is a formidable task. Wide availability, great publicity, attractive packaging, and alluring names

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Bachelor of the Month: Elton Vyfhuis – Veterinarian

Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Elton Vyfhuis loves animals. As a child, he begged his parents for a puppy. A favorite aunt finally granted his wish, allowing him to keep

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The Devastating Earthquake in Nepal:
What We Have Lost and What We Are Left With

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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What started off as a normal day, turned into the biggest nightmare for the nation of Nepal as a regular Sunday afternoon was ravaged with

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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Twelve

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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Kate Roosevelt and her diary were about to wrap-up the year 1912 and as I read her entry for December 28th, I was beginning to

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Mothers’ Day Comes Early to the Bronx Zoo

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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The Wildlife Conservation Society (known locally as the “Bronx Zoo”) administers research and conservation efforts in more than 100 countries around the globe. Nonetheless, its

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