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Peter’s Hat

I am a clotheshorse from way back. I fondly remember the smoked yellow silk dress I wore, age seven, to my cousin’s bar mitzvah. I recall a hand-me-down lace dress that did not suit my style when I was eight, … Continue reading

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Neatness: A Sign of Godliness or Compulsion?

Occasionally, when I was a child, I’d come home from school and find my clothes, books, crayons, drawing pad, and a stuffed animal or two, all piled high in the hall. My mother had had enough of my mess and … Continue reading

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The ASJA Founder’s Award for Career Achievement

I was sitting in the ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). Regina Ryan, my agent, Ernest, my husband, Judy, my daughter, and Naomi, my granddaughter, … Continue reading

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