Looking for love in all the right places can be daunting so when I came across a “dating” article in Fast Company by Jon Birger I was intrigued. I soon found that this was an excerpt from his book, Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game that was published by Workman in 2015. I immediately headed off to the library to get a copy.

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In the past five years, we’ve made a number of visits to the Campbell Apartment and, for one reason or another we were unable to get in. So, imagine our dismay, when the New York Post, 7/1/16, reported that it was closing as of the end of July.

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Taking a Spin with a DJ

September 07, 2016

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On June 16th we went to Williams-Sonoma at Columbus Circle for an event sponsored by Marie Claire magazine that toasted the first anniversary of Made Real Vodka, which is distilled from wheat and honey and made in Port Chester, New York (50 minutes from Manhattan).

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This past week, I could hardly believe it, but there was a crispness in the air. There was that feeling that fall was not that far away. Well, before I knew it, that crispness disappeared and humidity came back in. It was a reminder that summer is not over...yet.

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Friday the 13th

September 01, 2016

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Did you know that 2016 is the rare year that has only ONE Friday the 13th and it fell in May (so now we’re safe).

Before we talk about Friday the 13th, let’s take a look at the number “13” itself.

 

Thirteen were at The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

 

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I recently received a phone call from a friend in Chicago who began with,
“Congratulations on writing 100 blogs for Adea over the past two years.” As we chatted he mentioned that he had been talking with a buddy about the economy – always a hot topic – when his Midwestern pal said, “Well, I hear that the Broadway theaters are doing well.”

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"Wilderness is more than a natural place, more than a place for recreation. It is a place for inspiration." - The National Park Service

Although I had lived near National Parks before, it was only a few years ago that I really came to appreciate National Parks.

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Like most of us, I feel as if I’ve been buying Ralph Lauren apparel and home goods forever so it came as a shock to read that in a two-year period sales and profits for the company have fallen by 50%.

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I recently came across a list of 30 Lessons I’ve Learned – In Honor of My 30th Birthday, written by Robert Cocuzzo. I think it’s terrific, so I retyped it and made minor edits -- plus I’ve added a few personal comments.

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Shortly after the end of the 2015 Tour de France, it was announced the 2016 edition would begin at Mont-Saint-Michel. At that moment, I knew I had to go. Although I had been watching cycling on and off since the time of the Lance Armstrong era, I had been avidly following it the past few years.

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