As 2013 comes barreling to a halt, it seems fitting to reflect back. This was my third year as a business owner. The prior 20+ years in corporate America laid the groundwork, but nothing can fully prepare you to venture out on your own. With apologies to Suess, ‘Oh, the things I have learned’. 2013 […]
Part II of our interview with fashionista and talk show host Jeannie Mai is all about wearapy and the difference between style and fashion. Remember ...
Our cover girl for the end of 2013 is the Style Network’s Jeannie Mai, style guru, wear-apist, and the best girlfriend we all wish we ...
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Several decades ago, Studs Terkel crossed the United States asking people what they did for a living. That trip resulted in the book Working. Much more recently, British actor Paul Blackthorne (The Dresden Files, The Gates, 24, Arrow) and Australian photographer Mister Basquali took a road trip across the United States, asking people what they […]
The fat gray monk seal locals called Sammy lay on the beach a few feet south of where the condos stopped and houses that looked like old plantation homes started. Everyone knew that Sammy was all right, just taking a breather from swimming and keeping his eye out for great white sharks. A few weeks […]
I would like to start this review out by stating for the record that, though I lived in NY while the play was on Broadway, I didn’t see it, therefore this review will not be full of shrieking and rending of garments about how it was so much better on stage and why did the […]
And so it’s December, and we’ve come to our last update of the year. When I was little, my mother would bundle me up and take me to the beach, even if snow was falling, and the beach in winter remains one of my favorite things to this day. As I write this, too far […]
Although the majority of real estate in my home library belongs to contemporary fiction, the next largest section of bookshelves are devoted to memoir. I’ve been a fan of this genre since before it was cool, and I can prove it with yellowed and battered copies of Madeleine L’Engle’s Crosswicks Journals (1977), Laurie Colwin’s Home […]
Today is the first day of December. Thanksgiving is over, its remains yet evident in the last of the leftover turkey lurking in our refrigerators. We’re half-way through Hanukkah, three weeks from the Winter Solstice, and hurtling toward Christmas, and beyond that, into the new year and a seemingly break-neck speed, and all I can […]
It’s Thanksgiving in the United States, and The Mighty Kymm has graciously allowed me to usurp her usual slot so I can talk about the documentary This American Journey As children, both British actor Paul Blackthorne (Arrow, The Gates, The Dresden Files) and Australian photographer Mister Basquali fell in love with America, and eventually ended […]
Sometime last summer during the height of tanning season, I saw a Groupon come across my email for an IPL photofacial. It seemed like a very reasonable price, so I went for it! For years when I’d have a regular facial, I’d ask what more I could do to improve my skin’s texture and rid […]
Chances are pretty good that you’ve never heard of this week’s Man on Monday, Erik Dahlman. Chances are also pretty good, however, that you’ve heard of his company, Albino Dragon. Erik gave up some of his time to chat with me about his approach to entrepreneurship, his hard-won Kickstarter expertise, and, of course, his company. […]
I’ve been traveling a bit these past few weeks, and amidst all the doom and gloom about the changes in the publishing industry and the moaning and groaning about the death of reading in general, I was heartened to see people all over the airport toting books along with their oversized carry-on luggage. And they […]
Multi-talented actress, Selenis can currently be seen starring as Gloria Mendoza, the quick-witted Latina in the fabulous Netflix hit series, Orange is the New Black. This proud born and raised New Yorker has been a part of many iconic series and the list continues to grow. Our readers may recognize your name, your voice, or […]
I love Lauren Graham. She’s cute, she’s funny, she’s smart, but also just dorky enough to be non-threatening. Her portrayal of Lorelei Gilmore (on the TV series The Gilmore Girls) was entrancing, and it’s been a joy to watch her character evolve on the current hit series Parenthood. Graham’s off-beat humor and gawky vulnerability are […]
With a career spanning theatre, film, and television, you may recognize Andrea Powell from her roles in The Twilight Saga, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Songcatcher, Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, Army Wives, and The Gates, as well as numerous New York City stage productions. We caught up with this Dynamo as she was preparing […]
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been hosting a foster-dog named Madison. I don’t really know her story, beyond the fact that she came to our rescue from one of the four rural shelters my organization works with, but she was at adoptions for several weeks before she came home with me. Her name is […]
Peter, Peter pumpkin eater, Had a wife but couldn’t keep her; He put her in a pumpkin shell And there he kept her very well. You know, I don’t think Peter’s wife had it bad. I could happily live in a pumpkin shell! I love pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread and strolling […]
I have never been that invested in Lance Armstrong, he dated Sheryl Crowe, he was on Saturday Night Live that one time, he had yellow cancer bracelets, he probably doped though he denied it, blah blah blah fishcakes. Finally, after being stripped of all of his Tour de France wins, he goes on Oprah and […]
When we bought our condo last year, one of the features my husband and I instantly loved was the corner nook between two windows in the master bedroom. We envisioned two cozy chairs with a small table between and an ottoman for propping your feet. We imagined ourselves there in the mornings, lingering over our […]
We’re thrilled to announce a new feature at ATG – our first online book club, All Things Bookish! The book industry is alive and well, in spite of rumors to the contrary. In fact, there are hundreds of great books being published all the time. There are SO many good books hitting the shelves that […]
Ever since August, I’ve noticed the way the light slowly changes as summer ebbs into fall. Summer light is heavy and thick, its brilliance so stunning and powerful that William Faulkner used it as the title of one of his books (Light in August), but by the time that month is half over the sun’s […]
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