Monthly Archives: June 2010

wOw’s Question of the Week: What Extinct (Or Soon-to-Be Extinct) Taboo Do You Find Most Surprising?

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Single motherhood, homosexuality, pharmacology … Join Mary Wells, Joan Ganz Cooney and Liz Smith in the conversation! Mary Wells I am dismayed at what the wide-open, developed world accepts as acceptable. Mutually beneficial knowledge is what pushed human beings ahead of other animals but it must have been hoped that evolution would not fall off […]

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Ocean Reef Club: The Makings of Total Relaxation

There’s no need to lift a finger in this community resort – unless, of course, you want to.

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Save or Suffer: Why More Is More

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Ask a 40-year-old investor looking at the middling balance in her 401(k) how she feels about it and I’ll bet you she says something like this: “I should have started saving/investing earlier.” Could it be that this generation – this student loan-laden generation – of people in their first jobs has actually gotten the message? […]

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The Still-Dark Continent of Women, Relationships and Sexual Desire

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A new pill for women with low libido? Our love goddess asks: Is it ‘dysfunction’ or simply what makes for women’s desire

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The Oil Spill: The Best Thing to Happen to Sarah Palin?

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The BP oil leak brings trouble to President Obama’s reelection outlook and opportunity for pres-hopeful Palin.

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Happy 400th Birthday, Santa Fe

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Consider this recipe: rich history, distinctive past and present culture, striking landscapes, diverse wining/dining/lodging, heat (dry weather and spicy chili), affordable airfare, art and artisans and much more (OK – no sea, but travel, like life, means a bit of compromise after all!). Little wonder New Mexico and Santa Fe (the royal city of the […]

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4 Women, 4 Money Points You Need to Know

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I had the pleasure of being a last-minute pinch hitter on the Women and Finance Panel at the 92nd Street Y this past Wednesday, joining Alexandra Lebenthal, Karen Finerman and moderator Julie Menin. (Suze Orman’s emergency appendectomy pulled her away – get well, Suze!) The idea for the evening grew out of informal salons that […]

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Malaysian Cuisine: The Best of All Possible Worlds

Sharon Hoge celebrates Malaysian Restaurant Week with a guide to what’s what in Southeast Asian eats.

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Your Child – Your Traveling Companion?

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Writer Caren Osten Gerszberg discovers the importance of one-on-one quality time with your child.

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To Share or Not to Share: Money and Step-Families

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What’s yours is yours and mine is mine? The Love Goddess saves your savings.

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