Monthly Archives: December 2009

Our Future in Love: The Love Goddess’s 2010 Predictions

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wOw’s savvy goddess of all matters relating to the heart looks into her crystal ball at the romantic year to come.

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What to Do When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer’s, By Judith Fox

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Ten ways to cope with a devastating disease.

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Do You Believe in Santa Claus?

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I didn’t as a child, but now I do. Well, actually I did once believe fervently in Santa Claus until I was six. But I had certain specific questions. I lived in an apartment building in New York City and found it hard to imagine him coming down the chimney, since this chimney serviced some […]

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A Subtle Christmas With Mr. wOw

Simple and elegant? Surely you jest …

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Scandals 2009: Mr. wOw Selects This Year’s Most Twisted Newsmakers

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Carrie Prejean, ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8,’ Elizabeth Taylor tweets about Michael Jackson’s death … Our Mr. wOw shares the headlines that gave him (and most of us) heart palpitations.

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Why Mary Wells Doesn’t Shop Online

I don’t shop online. I want to experience the feel or the fit or the mechanics of whatever it is I am after. I enjoy the theatrical experience of shopping.

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Mary Wells and the Year of Unfaithful, Unattractive Husbands

The year 2009 was the year of the newsy unfaithful husband. I thought they were all unattractive and not worth so much attention.

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Mary Wells: An Evening With Cate Blanchett … Onstage and Off

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Our Mary takes a close-up look at Cate as Blanche duBois onstage and Cate – in a dinner conversation – offstage.

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Mary Wells on Hostess Gifts That ‘Tickle’

I like the affectionate cards that come with hostess gifts most of all. If the gift is from someone I care a lot about, I usually have it around me for a long time. I love to hunt for cards that tickle me to give with gifts. I am afraid I give gifts that I […]

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Mary Wells on the Marked Rise of Remarkable Women

I have been enchanted with Michelle Obama, her open personality, her charming affection for her husband, her vivid interest in her children and all children, her intelligence, her professional usefulness, her steadiness. An unusually agile and secure wife of a president, she reminds me that there has been a marked rise in the number of […]

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