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My grandfather, Bartholomew Palvario, known as Pop, was my biggest role model when it comes to giving. I’ve written about it. How when I was so small, watching him rake leaves, shovel snow and bake bread not only for his … Continue reading

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Spirits Stopping By

My dear friend Peter lost his long time friend and partner a week ago in a car accident.  It was another lesson in worrying too much about the future. Isak Dinesen in her book, Out of Africa, wrote….God made the … Continue reading

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The Old King Cole Bar

Aside from Bemelmans, another one of my favorite bars is the King Cole at the St. Regis Hotel on East 55th Street often drawn there merely by its history. Whenever I walk in a great sense of the past greets … Continue reading

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Caught Between Realms

There’s a story gaining rapid speed about a former FBI agent who claims she saw angels on September 11, 2001; she’s even written a book called Shadow of a Badge: A Spiritual Memoir. Three hours after it happened, Lillie Leonardi … Continue reading

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For The Birds

I’m truly starting to believe I was a Franciscan monk in another life because yet again I have another bird story, 2 actually. “What did you say? What’s the bird/monk connection?” “Rumor has it when St. Francis tooled around Assisi … Continue reading

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