Molly Fisk: The Great Crossing

August 29, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Every autumn we hold a triathlon to honor a local woman who died of cancer and raise money for cancer research. Four hundred women participate, some alone and some in teams, and the mood is vibrant, full of solidarity.

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Favorite Summer Indulgences from Deborah Needleman

August 28, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we are now winding down the summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with their Sweet Summer Indulgences for the season. This week we invited Deborah Needleman, editor-in-chief of T, The New York Times’ style magazine.

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Baby Names, Teeth, God and LSD

August 25, 2015 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

Last week a patron at the suburban library where I work spent five minutes telling a colleague all about why (and exactly how) she should use a water pic. This inspired me to log onto my favorite Facebook Librarian Hangout to ask: “What’s the oddest thing a library patron has ever said to you?”

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Molly Fisk: Weed-Whacking, the Anti-Depressant

August 22, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I’m feeling grateful, delighted, relieved, and did I say grateful? Incredibly grateful. I’m quite sure that actual lines on my forehead are disappearing as the grass succumbs to their machines. Their parents would probably disagree, but for me, these kids are human Botox.

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Favorite Summer Indulgences from Emilie Rubinfeld

August 21, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we are now winding down the summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with their Sweet Summer Indulgences for the season. This week we invited Emilie Rubinfeld, Chief Marketing Officer at Carolina Herrera.

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Molly Fisk: This Is My Life?

August 15, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Maybe some people step back when they’re my age and say: THERE, I did it! I built that skyscraper, or even that chicken coop. I raised five kids and now look how great they are! What happens to me is I get floored by minutiae. Squishing toothpaste onto my brush, I suddenly think, “Again? I have to do this AGAIN?!” Washing dishes, I look at a blue glass I bought in Cambridge in 1983 and do the math. “I’ve been washing this glass for 29 years?! Are you KIDDING me????”

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Favorite Summer Indulgences from Madeline Weinrib

August 14, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with their Sweet Summer Indulgences for the season. This week we invited designer Madeline Weinrib who lives and works in New York City.

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Summer Recipes: Curried Veggie Kebobs

August 14, 2015 by Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

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By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

This week in our Summer Recipes series, we are heating things up with curried veggie kebobs.

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Molly Fisk: The Party to Whom I Am Speaking

August 8, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

The Millennial Generation uses text messaging almost exclusively, which, in case you’ve been living on Neptune, means spelling things very fast on your cell phone.

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Favorite Summer Indulgences from Anne Slowey

August 7, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with their Sweet Summer Indulgences for the season. This week we invited the always fashion-forward Anne Slowey—Fashion News Director of ELLE Magazine to share her favorites with us.

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Summer Recipes: Tropical Smoothies

August 7, 2015 by Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

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By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

Fleshy, summer tropical and semi-tropical fruits are perfect for smoothies, whether for breakfast, as a snack, or as a light meal. As with fruit salads, you can pick from a large variety of fruits, liquids, and veggies.

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Molly Fisk: Big Rock Candy Mountain

August 1, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I’ve decided this might be the week for me to run away from home . . . I just want another life. Does that ever happen to you? This whole racket of being grown-up and responsible is completely overrated.

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Favorite Summer Indulgences From Stacey Bewkes

July 31, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with their Sweet Summer Indulgences for the season. This week we invited Stacey Bewkes—Founder of Quintessence, a luxury lifestyle blog.

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Summer Recipes: ‘Berry Fresh’ and ‘Ginger-Spicey Rainbow’ Fruit Salads

July 31, 2015 by Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

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By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

The bevvy of berries, fleshy fruits like mangoes and plums, as well as grapes and avocados (actually a fruit) provide a perfect summer buffet of mix-and-match selections for fruit salads and smoothies.

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Molly Fisk: Meanwhile

July 25, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Meanwhile, the world is going on: Politicians in Washington and Sacramento are bailing out and budgeting, snakes are shedding their skins in my creek bottom, families in war zones are mourning their dead. It all happens at once, all the time, and you can’t stop it.

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