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Trendspotting: Military (Inspired) Jackets

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
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Since the 60s when we patronized Army Navy stores, military inspired outerwear returns every autumn. Perhaps it’s meant to be symbolic of equality and strength.

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Savages—The Bloodlust of Oliver Stone

Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Whatever else you think about Oliver Stone’s directorial style, you have to give him this—he knows how to set a tone. When the opening scene

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Young Adult—Hoping an Old Flame Ignites

Monday, December 19th, 2011
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A friend of mine told me recently that her brother reconnected with his high school girlfriend on Facebook. Both divorced, they decided to see if

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COLOR!

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
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If you’re quiet, you’re not living. You’ve got to be noisy and colorful and lively. Mel Brooks Two thirds of the way through Winter, one

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Mean Girls: The Evolution

Sunday, January 24th, 2010
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For one year, a few decades ago, I was a very mean girl. I stopped speaking to my best friend, Sandy; I turned away when

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Playing the Name Game

Sunday, November 8th, 2009
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Naming your baby can be one of the most fun and challenging aspects of being an expectant and/or new parent. Choosing THE name that will

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Leading Off the Weekend: The New York Yankees

Thursday, November 5th, 2009
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Another beautiful weekend is in store for us.  Sunny skies will shine down on the World Champion New York Yankees as they make their way

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Jewelry Designer to the Stars…and the Rest of Us, Too

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
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Have you ever admired a fabulous piece of jewelry worn by a celebrity or a character on a hip TV show and wondered where to

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