NYTFC: The Hero

As a member of the New York Times Film Club, I've pre-screened a few movies this year, some good, some predictable. Sometimes, like tonight, the screening features a Q&A afterward with the director and one of the actors. And tonight's movie, The Hero, featured none other than the legendary cowboy and voice of Sam Elliott. …

a room full of women

Thursday night, wearing a power pantsuit from Lilith Paris I attended the HOW Conference produced by the Quorum Initiative. I met some of the most amazing women during the two-day conference. Entrepreneurs to C-suite executives, and women like myself starting our own businesses. Finally, a future I can see for myself.

Parkour Kitty

Oh, Finn, you bewitch me as you vanish out the door on a mission for sun and soot. You start the day with your coat of cream and apricot... I sometimes catch you in your mischievousness, dashing across the rooftops. Nimble and quick as only cats can be, I cringe when I spot your tightrope walking on …

Bzzz Bzzz

First, I hear an incessant Lilliputian drilling. Then, sawdust on the table. Monday morning, I spy one solitary sentry hovering. One week after the carpenter bee expulsion and it appears they are back. I call the exterminator and they return for a courtesy visit and reapply the poisonous treatment to the burrow holes followed by …