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Well here we are. Hours after the electorate cast their ballots after one of the most contentious campaign seasons in modern history, the resounding boom of their choice was heard loud and clear: Donald Trump, the business man and reality TV star with no prior political experience, is the President elect of The United States […]

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  Here we are again, that time of year when summer suddenly seems like a distant memory despite it being gone only a few weeks, at least officially. The grey skies are settling in as well as the early loss of daylight – very difficult indeed when attempting to keep one’s spirits up for the […]

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Life After PCS – Alumni Panel

Recently I was asked to be one of the alumni panelists for a talk on “Life After PCS” to the current high school students at The Professional Children’s School (PCS). It was a trip down memory lane for sure when I arrived and was taken on a tour of the school. So many memories came […]

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My LA Book Party- Hooray!

I had the best time at the sumptuous Beverly Hills Party for my book. It was simply divine! My lovely friends, Christina Zilber of Jouer Cosmetics, and Katy Strouk of Monsieur Marcel were the hostesses who spoiled my guests and I with a gorgeous location, gourmet food and cocktails, and the absolute best weather! Needless […]

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What a fantastic night spent celebrating my book “Finding The Supermodel In You”! I had a most wonderful time as the guest of honor for this exquisite book launch party, hosted by my dear friend Serge Normant at his gorgeous, chic salon in Chelsea. The host committee was comprised of Todd Oldham, Walter Chin and […]

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Countdown to #FTSIY – Chapter 3 Preview

The reality of being a teen entering a very grown-up industry is that you need a responsible chaperone along for the ride. Check out the video preview of chapter 3 of “Finding the Supermodel In You – the Insider’s Guide to Teen Modeling”, out March 15th. For a limited time, those who pre-order can enter […]

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My Holiday Photo Album

I had the most wonderful time this past holiday season with friends and family. I spent the Christmas week in Austin with relatives, and then I was off to Vail to ring in the New Year with friends. Lucky me! Enjoy my holiday photo album and Happy 2016!               […]

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On Death, and Gratitude for Life

Last Saturday, a tragic event took place in my building. A man evidently fell out of his window from an apartment above mine six flights to his death. I heard his screams as he was falling, as well as the horrendous thud of his body hitting the ground one flight below. I heard these blood […]

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Forgiving Lousy Parents

OK so we know that forgiveness of others is important because it frees the forgiver as well as acknowledges – no matter (almost) what – the humanity all of us have in common. And that forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting or relieving a “forgivee” of his or her responsibility for their actions. So I figure that […]

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Reading Poetry to One Another

My mom and I intended to watch a movie one evening after Thanksgiving. But first, she wanted to share a poem that moved her. It’s about giving thanks and was written by Anglo-Welsh poet Edward Thomas (who died young during WWI). The poem is titled “The Owl”: Downhill I came, hungry, and yet not starved; Cold, yet […]

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