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

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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“In the Victoria to deliver presents to Dorothy and the baby, Langdon Geer, Jr.” That was Kate Roosevelt’s diary entry for December 20, 1912. On



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

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Sharon Hazard first met Kate Shippen Roosevelt in a photo inside an old and exclusive tennis club in Rumson, New Jersey. Intrigued, she researched and


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Get Smart with Books

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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The carefree days of summer reading will be upon us soon enough. Until then it’s time to buckle down and read some books that will


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Last Gasp Of Summer Novels

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
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There’s something for everyone to read now that summer’s winding down. Don’t let another day pass without carving out a few hours for yourself on


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