Monthly Archives: March 2008

Anjelica Huston Remembers Ireland

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For Saint Patrick’s Day, JOAN Juliet Buck interviews her childhood friend ANJELICA Huston about her Irish roots, branches and leaves. JOAN: Let’s talk about Ireland. ANJELICA: Remember that Irish is a slow language; all vocal exchange is introduced by at least 7 minute’s opening dialogue about the weather. No conversation is complete without this introduction. […]

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My Friend ‘T’ at Bear Stearns Is Breaking My Heart

My Friend “T” at Bear Stearns is breaking my heart. There are about 14,000 employees at Bear Stearns in shock now. “T” and so many of his fellow workers have their total wealth tied up in company stock that is now almost as worthless as the value of their houses. JPMorgan Chase is not able […]

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Chills in the Hot Sun

Her plane was early. She never could adjust anyway to the 8 a.m. flight from New York that arrived for lunch in L.A. It always seemed that she was a time-traveler trying to buy up hours. And now that she arrived even earlier she felt unsettled.

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Have You Ever Met An Angel?

Have you ever met an angel? I believe I know one. When they told me that the biopsy of a suspected cancer in my breast was, in fact, the complete lumpectomy, like most people who feel they have survived cancer I fell into a period of great enthusiastic love for the world and everyone in […]

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Escape From Your Troubles: When in Manhattan

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As “Gypsy” Tom Ford is creating a successful club on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. He calls it a shop, but the sofas are deep and plush with great looking guys sipping delicious things and the bar is golden and snakey and so attractive that you like to stand around it drinking your espresso. It’s the […]

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