Category Archives: Culture

Marlo Thomas Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Our very own Marlo Thomas was bestowed this nation’s highest civilian honor, a Presidential Medal of Freedom.  The honor is presented to “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”     Congrats to […]

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Joan Larsen Celebrates: Thanksgiving at the Lake House

It’s Thanksgiving at the Lake House and the gathering of family is always equated to love overflowing and the feeling of closeness . . . A warm welcome to our family Thanksgiving!! The greatest fun is coming early and working together to make decorations for the house As the children became teens, it became not […]

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FIND ME – Finding Missing Persons Fundraiser in NYC

Recently, Mary Wells Lawrence and I joined the organization FIND ME. We learned about it from Peggy Rometo, once wowOwow’s astrologist/intuitive. Its mission is to find missing persons…in order to bring peace to their families and friends. The organization is different from any others I’ve known of. It utilizes forensic technology AND vetted psychics to […]

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‘Mrs. Bogart’ was a ‘straight-ahead lady’ and a ‘good broad’

Remembering Betty Lauren Baby Bacall Bogart with Kirk Douglas, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Rich, Larry Hagman, Bo Derek, Barbara Walters and others as collected and compiled by Dana Cook.  Cook’s collections of encounters with the famous have appeared in a wide range of newspapers, magazines and journals.  (cooks.encounters[at]gmail.com)   Schoolgirl crush? Kirk Douglas, actor …I went out occasionally with Betty Bacall, who […]

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Bring Back Our Girls

#BringBackOurGirls We stand with those who say #BringBackOurGirls.

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Thoughts for Mothers Everywhere

A Day to Celebrate, Cherish and Remember Sending mother’s past and present all our thoughts.  May you cherish your time, memories and traditions. This Mother’s Day, please remember the families in Nigeria whose daughters are missing.

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Spring Recipes to Delight Every Table

Entrees, salads and desserts to please a crowd. Spring always holds a special place in the year.  The last of the snow, sleet and storms have stopped making way for longer days and the desire to shed heavy winter clothes and meals.  Plates and recipes become lighter and brighter with the hues of colorful vegetables […]

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Lily Tomlin Teams with Jane Fonda for Netflix Comedy

The Unstoppable Lily Tomlin wowOwow’s Lily Tomlin is having a busy year.  First, the surprise announcement that she and her long-time partner (wowOwow’s Jane Wagner) were married on New Year’s Eve. Now, the unexpected and wonderful news that she and Jane Fonda have teamed up to do an original 13-episode series for Netflix next year. […]

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Happy Spring – Flowers, Recipes and Spring Cleaning

Spring has Sprung! Growing up, spring held the promise of warmer days, melting snow, daffodils poking through the soil, lighter dishes and of course… spring cleaning! Happy Spring!

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What Makes the Oscars?

And the Oscar goes to… What makes the Oscars, well, The Oscars?  It’s the talk of the morning shows and all over the office.  From the list of nominations and predicting who should or will win to the red carpet and Master (or Mistress) of Ceremonies, it is our cultural routine.  A night of glamour, […]

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