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Friday in New York City: Three Things to Check Out

New York City art, theater, exhibits, and attractions Happy Friday! Here are some fun things to check out in NYC this weekend. 1.) MoMa – Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary 1926-1938 (my personal favorite from the exhibit: “Time Transfixed” 1938). 2.) The New York City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is always a seasonal favorite this time […]

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Part One: New Year, New Goals

Dear readers, I’ll be sharing five new goals for the new year. Here’s goal number one.  1.) Wake up earlier in the new year! I must get up earlier on weekdays. I’ve had enough of sleeping past 8 a.m. Monday-Friday. I have no problem getting up at the crack of dawn when I have to be […]

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Throwback Thursday: Elle UK

Happy Throwback Thursday!  

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from New York City!

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Gift Ideas for Your Dad, Brother, and Best Friend

For your dad, the novelist and playwright who influenced the artistic side in you: If you’re in New York City, why not take your dad on a stroll around to his favorite spots. Afterward, you can take him to dessert! Relax, drink a coffee, eat a compost cookie or pie, and people watch. A New York Times jigsaw […]

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Gift Ideas for Your Mom, Sister, & Best Friend

For your mom, a former actress and dancer, who tells you wonderful stories about your grandparents and great grandparents: If you’re in New York City, why not take your mom to your favorite spa? Whether you can spend an afternoon or a full day, check out Great Jones Spa in NoHo. I personally love the […]

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On Family: A Fascinating Perspective this Holiday Season

This holiday season, instead of dwelling on the same old family issues, I decided to check out my family background.  And wow!  Listen to this information I dug up about two antecedents just by asking a relative a couple of questions: My paternal grandfather, who died before I was born, is described by Lloyd Bradley […]

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Let Me Introduce Myself

Hello, I’m Claudia Mason and I’d like to tell you a little something about me that perhaps you can relate to. I love to write, but up until now I haven’t been motivated to write blogs. That is until recently when I triumphantly came through a rather exacerbating and emotionally draining process, and I felt […]

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