I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


How to eat in Paris for $38 a day

April 5, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE — It’s Day #2 of our vacation and we’re getting the hang of walking everywhere and using the Metro as our subway. Of course, we need the exercise […]

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Come with me to Paris!

April 3, 2012

At last, my daughter Gabi and I are at JFK,  waiting to board our 9:55 p.m. flight to Paris. The entire day was a mad blur of finishing stories for […]

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10 tips for a trip to Paris

March 21, 2012

Two weeks from now, I will be in Paris. YAY! YAY! YAY! The 10-day trip is a special gift to my daughter Gabi. Kind of a mother-daughter rite of passage. […]

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My kid gets to model again in Seventeen magazine

February 22, 2012

My daughter got into Seventeen magazine for a second time! In addition to the great photo shoot, Gabi has learned some essential life skills. Yay — at age 16, she’s becoming […]

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Missing mom

February 9, 2012

Today is the second anniversary of Mom’s death. Even though she was an impossible diva for most of her 92 years, she came around in the end. During her very […]

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Where to go for a fun night on Broadway — with photos

February 7, 2012

Want to know how crazy expensive New York City can get? I recently treated two teenagers to a fun, $462 night on the town. And it was glorious to get […]

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What my daughter thinks of me

August 4, 2011

What’s your mom like? My daughter answers that question today as our guest blogger. Taken together, her photo essay and artist’s statement create an honest, profound reflection — which is […]

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