Tag Archives: Elizabeth Taylor

Something Smells Fisher

When I heard my library was closing for the long holiday, I ran to stock up on books, including two by actress/author Carrie Fisher, who, unbeknownst to me, had just suffered a serious heart attack on a plane coming back … Continue reading

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A Ring Through Your Nose

There I was, lolling in hot water for my monthly pedicure (at Thingirl’s worse moment she’s soaking), when a hysterical mother came charging in like a bull, in Gucci. “My daughter needs help,” she said, as if she were lying … Continue reading

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I’d Duck If I Were You

As I was running around Harlem while a bike race was going on, I see a duckling with her beau contemplating crossing the street.  Not a good idea, I think, since those bikers wouldn’t stop for me let alone Jemima … Continue reading

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Books On The Table

Been reading a lot lately never happy unless I have 5 or 6 in the on-deck circle. God bless the library with its endless supply of tomes not yet read.  1) How Do Be A Movie Star…Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood … Continue reading

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Ascetically Speaking

This isn’t about monks or whirling dervishes, it’s about me living in the wealthiest section of New York City. There was a lady jogging along Park Avenue while her limo followed behind. It got me thinking. All around me live … Continue reading

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I spent last night in bed with Carrie Fisher. Let me rephrase that. I spent last night in bed with Shockaholic, the new book by Carrie Fisher. I read it in one long sitting along with a bag of Fig … Continue reading

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The Accidental Read

I’m a snob when it comes to books. I won’t read just anything and the downside to literary haughtiness is it could cause you to miss something truly special. That is what almost happened with M.G. Lord’s new book on … Continue reading

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Snipers on the Ave.

“Susannah, you’re looking awfully ashen this morning.” “Excuse me?” “Pale dear, you’re looking pale.” (I knew what ashen meant.) A woman I LOOSELY know at 6:45 this morning when the sun wasn’t even up, went out of her way to … Continue reading

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Texas Tea

I’d like to introduce you to my dear friend Louanne Lovelittle from Dallas Texas and no, it’s not a made up name but I will admit it’s one she no longer answers to. Let’s just say it was her stage … Continue reading

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