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An Excerpt from “A Matter of Chance”

MEMORY DEVOURED THE SUMMER OF THE ONE-YEAR anniversary of Vinni’s disappearance. I thought about renting the house—the perfect punishment—in Spring Haven, but I knew that wasn’t the answer. John D’Orfini kept his eye on the calendar. In the weeks leading up to the first anniversary, he called and left a voice mail: “Just checking in. [...]

How I Spent My First Easter

I HAD THE quintessential New York City experience on Easter Sunday. I spent several hours at the Museum of Modern Art, transfixed by the exhibit Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil. I had no idea who Tarsila was, but a recent piece about her that aired on CBS Sunday Morning, really spoke to me. The exhibit features more than 100 [...]

Harnessing the Power of Creative Women

HARD TO BELIEVE, but Conversations With Creative Women is coming up on interview #300! And what a roster of women we’ve had the pleasure to meet and get to know: educators, actors, authors, athletes, filmmakers, musicians, painters/sculptors, museum curators, writers, fashion designers, business women, scientists, explorers, social [...]

Black Eyes Don’t Lie

SHE DIDN’T RUN into a door. She didn’t get punched by a stranger in the street. Someone who claimed to love her did this. The nurses and doctors in the ER know it. The cops know it. The neighbors know it. The children know it. But no one really wants to know it. Women with black eyes make people uneasy. He seems like such a great guy! [...]

Our First Vacation in 30 Years

THIS PAST DECEMBER I took a vacation with my husband. It was our first vacation without children in over 30 years. It was a vacation to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary, my birthday, Christmas, and any other major event you can think of because money is tight these days and we rarely indulge ourselves. This time, however, we pulled out [...]

Backstage At The Nutcracker

THIS TIME OF year is very special for me. I was born in December, and my name is Holly. Add to that, a wedding anniversary, celebrating Christmas with the family and ringing in the New Year. But there’s much more to this time of year – the wonderful tradition of the Nutcracker Ballet. Performances usually begin right after [...]

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