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If you are spending part of your time in the company of grandchildren, take the time to honor your grandchild’s imagination and grow his or her creative thinking. As an “elder” of your “tribe,” you have the wisdom that comes from the long view. And... Read more >
What makes a penis lose its pizzazz somewhere north of 55? Are reliable erections the province of youth only? Can medicine or mojo fix an otherwise healthy man’s broken hydraulics? And how can you, a woman with a healthy libido, help your man... Read more >
Those annoying flaps of flesh on our upper arms are referred to as “batwings.” These days mine shake like a California earthquake every time I salt my salad. Years ago, as a young taut aerobics instructor led my class through endless groan inducing... Read more >
You swore off online dating. But the only guy you’ve been seeing regularly is Don Draper and he won’t be back until next season. Plus, your twice-divorced cousin, who has five years, two chins and twenty pounds on you, just got an engaged to Mr.... Read more >
In my 20s, plagued by shin splints and tendinitis from running too many laps around Central Park, I dipped my toe in the pool at St. Bartholomew’s Church and rediscovered swimming. For many years, I would overdo it when it came to exercise and... Read more >
Andrea Q. Robinson is a beauty industry veteran. In 1989, she created and launched The Nakeds Ultima II line at Revlon. She collaborated with Kevyn Aucoin, who helped develop the ground-breaking color palette, and Irving Penn, who photographed the... Read more >
Carole King and Gerry Goffin, her husband and writing partner, didn’t single-handedly compose the sound track to my adolescence, but it’s hard to imagine coming-of-age without “Up On The Roof,” “Natural Woman,” and “The Loco-Motion.” King, born... Read more >
Becky Aikman, third from left, gave a talk on her book “Saturday Night Widows” at the W Connection. Co-founder Ellen Kamp is second from left; UES Chapter member Judy Tanz is next to her. “After my husband died suddenly of a massive heart attack at... Read more >
In Manhattan the splashiest display of “hatitude” is the annual Central Park Hat Luncheon that raises money for maintaining the park. This years gala was held on May 8th and, despite the drizzle, some 1,200 doyennes of New York society and... Read more >
Julianna Margulies was born into a family of performers, but it wasn’t until she was cast in a play at college that she realized her passion. “I only had two lines of dialogue, but I really felt like I belonged,” she told Pat Mitchell at the Paley... Read more >
In New York, a town rife with fiercely opinionated best-of-the-best lists, we’ve all got our treasured haunts and trusted experts. Mine include Marie Sigismondi, my irreplaceable hair colorist, who plies her trade at Pierre Michel, the big, bustling... Read more >

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