Monthly Archives: July 2008

Mary Wells’s Role Model

My daughters are my favorite living relatives, but my mother was for a very long time. Not only because we loved each other, but because I saw her educate herself, accomplish her ambitions and experience her dreams — with absolutely no help from anyone.

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Mary Wells: Dress to Impress

Undershirts. Exposed belly buttons. Dirty, musty clothes of any kind. Short-short skirts. Flip-flops. Face rings of any kind. Décolletage. Not because they may stir the male power but because they can upset the clients who pay the bills.

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Mary Wells: wOw Keeps Me From Reading

wOw wants me to write pieces with pictures no less and I am also supposed to send answers to questions that invade my life and reveal themselves everywhere, in the popcorn, in the salad, in my telephone bills. I used to read myself to sleep nights but since wOw I go to sleep pondering answers […]

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Mary Wells Needs a Change

As an age John McCain is frisky and attractive. It is not his age that worries me. I deeply pray for change and not just in Washington.

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A Whale of a Tale: Gypsy Takes to Vancouver

I’ve always been a Med and Carib girl. My husband and I bought La Fiorentina in St-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, when there wasn’t a Russian in sight in 1970 and my children spent all their summers there. We bought our home in Mustique in the West Indies to spend Christmas and Easter warming up. The […]

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Mary Wells: Some Things Don’t Change

We sucked our thumbs through the last oil crunch and did nothing lasting. Why do you think we will do something important in this one? So far our solutions are to buy expensive accessories for smaller cars.

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Mary Wells: How Far Down Is Down?

I don’t think anyone is certain what to call it. It may require a new word because so much of the world is having the same problems so it could get worse and worse all around. I have listened to and read a lot of complaints and fears but haven’t heard anyone I respect for […]

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Flash Warnings for Travelers

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Boats in the Med, even the big ones, are staying firmly in their berths in ports, not moving because of the hair-raising cost of fuel for boats. As a result, hundreds of arriving yachts up and down the Med can’t get into ports and are having to “sit out” and take their tenders in to […]

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Mary Wells: How Scary Is Scientology?

Scientology was an interesting book that has gone through some frightening changes and is now just another idea with a few famous believers. It seems to have passed its threatening stage in which case it is not important to anyone who doesn’t take it seriously.

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The Liz Smith Interview: Heidi Klum on Modeling, Sex, Seal and More

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Editor’s Note: Heidi Klum has expanded her career far beyond the realm of modeling with the hit reality television show “Project Runway,” for which she is host and co-executive producer. In a candid interview with wowOwow’s Liz Smith, Heidi talks about the show and more. Season five of “Project Runway” will premiere Wednesday, July 16th, […]

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