Tag Archives: Chanel

Boys Will Be Girls

So, there I was working, paying the rent, as they say, when a rather robust, muscular  woman popped out of a stall in the ladies room. As I stood combing my hair, there was something unusual about her I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – May 2015

I’ve earned this…to sit in the chilled quiet, my wrist gently wrapped around a glass of Merlot. This conclusion was reached after musing quite a bit over quality verses quantity.  I’ve been living like a monk, graciously I might add … Continue reading

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The Devil Wears Seersucker

Sometimes I just don’t recognize myself, like today when I tripped my next door neighbor. I pretended it was the girl upstairs who went by with her dogs…but it was me and one scuffed Manolo, I’ll tell ya. Why did … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – November

Nothing like a snifter of brandy to warm a girl’s cockles as it were. New York is freezing making strolling simply out of the question. I tried, I really did but gave in when I saw the Carlyle’s cheery canopy … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully

This is a hot topic for me and everyone else I know over 50. I recall seeing a documentary on Katharine Hepburn who said, “What’s the use of worrying about getting older when there’s absolutely nothing you can do about … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – July

I know I said I was on a budget and I am, don’t kid yourselves, but in order to write my monthly Bemelmans piece I had to pay a visit. I used my birthday as an excuse. I mean a … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – June

SEX FOR HIRE… Don’t be alarmed, I have not switched professions, but I did get a glimpse first hand at how a lady of the evening or afternoon rather, operates and at the Carlyle no less. I’ve had little desire … Continue reading

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Yipes Skype

As a blogger, I’m the last person to denigrate the internet but ‘Skype’ has me a little thrown. For those of you in the cyber closet, Skype is spiffy software from Microsoft that enables you to have a face to … Continue reading

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Packaging

I’ve learned the hard way that things are rarely what they seem. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been wrong about something just because I went by the looks of it I’d have a house in the … Continue reading

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