Yesterday I took this picture of my daughter at Disneyland…… …..And it was just yesterday that I took this one of her, too. Wasn’t it? Either my eyes or my mind are playing tricks on me. How come Minnie looks the same—-but Mini–Me doesn’t?
I wish I had been smart enough at the time to take full advantage of my Yale education. I can’t go back and change that; but to avoid making the same mistake twice, at least I try to take advantage of the Yale experience now. That’s one reason I spent the weekend in New Haven– […]
…..Maybe it’s something about the New York Times as the voice of authority that pushes women’s buttons…… 40 years ago, I showed up to register on my first day at Yale—to find the campus swarming with reporters. Immediately, I was approached by a reporter from the New York Times — and I won’t ever forget […]
Are there still any BMOC? Translated: Big Men On Campus—and it’s not just the acronym that’s dated. If you saw the front page of the New York Times Sunday Style section, you know the shift in the student population (almost 60% female) has shifted social life on campus. At many places, there aren’t […]
I’ve never been to Haiti. My friend Bob Beers has. We worked together in Miami television; he later traveled extensively throughout Latin America for CBS News. After a 30-year friendship hiatus, we reconnected when a mutual friend tracked Bob down via Facebook and I got to see him last summer. He sends me messages and […]
I saw this photo in today’s New York Times with a review of Miami Babylon by Gerald Posner. Instantly memories flooded back. Miami Beach. The Shelborne Hotel. Collins Avenue and 18th Street. Another view…. Same hotel, same era…. And inside the hotel— where my brother took off the cowboy hat. The Shelborne was one of several […]