Monthly Archives: September 2012

Julie Morgenstern Brings Us Ye Olde Yard Sale: Making it Worth the Effort

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Organizing expert Julie Morgenstern on making your garage sale count

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Liz Smith: How Should We Like It Were Stars to Burn

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“How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me.” So wrote W. H. Auden. IT’S NICE when synchronicity happens in the middle of all the desperation that is going on in the world. I […]

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Dear Margo: Tough Love and Less Money

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Margo Howard’s advice

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‘Hey Jude’ and St. Jude Soar Together

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Watch Marlo Thomas’ dream coming true

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Liz Smith: Liz, Ann, and Tom

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“IT’S USELESS to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love … drunk … or running for office!” says Shirley MacLaine. And James Wood tells us this: “Hug your mother often and tell her how much you love her … Cherish the dead you once loved so carelessly. They still live in […]

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Dear Margo: Self-Involvement to the Max

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Margo Howard’s advice

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Liz Smith: Everyone’s Gone To The Moon

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WENT TO Sotheby’s the other night to see the treasures of Brooke Astor’s Manhattan apartment and her Westchester country home, set up for display with the proceeds going to the Animal Medical Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The New York Public Library and other needy charities. You’ll seldom see anyone living these days […]

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Liz Smith: Hello, Gorgeous

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“BEING COMPARED to other people, even to say she was in the same league as the greats, never felt like flattery to Barbra. She wasn’t out to be as good as anyone else, or to be the next whoever. She wanted to be the best there ever was, in her own way, under her own […]

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Liz Smith: Are Movies Better Than Ever?

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“EVERTHING I learned, I learned from the movies,” said Audrey Hepburn. BELIEVE IT or not! I have seen three movies I actually liked in this era of diminished movie-going. (Hollywood itself is practically on the ropes from loss of planning, self-confidence, belief in story-telling, outrageous re-runs,costs, sequels, prequels, landslides of vampires, aliens and other horrible […]

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Julie Morgenstern Brings Us No More Jewelry on the Bathroom Sink

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Organizing expert Julie Morgenstern on keeping your rings on your fingers and out of your drains

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