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Family & Friends · Lifestyle

Houses on Wheels: A Gated Community

By Barbara Olsen
It was Memorial Day weekend. For months I had fantasized about my country life by making etchings on Saturdays at the Art Student’s League, just waiting for this day to come. Now we were on our way to open up our country place. My husband, Joel, and I drove the two-hour trip from NYC to Saugerties, my childhood hometown. We…
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Money & Careers

What Should the Stimulus Look Like?

By Women's Voices For Change
As Washington’s power women (from Olympia Snowe to Claire McCaskill to Maxine Waters) work to sort out the Obama Administration’s stimulus package, WVFC  continues its Mistresses of the Universe conversation (click here for parts one and two)with a dialogue about women and our financial future. Barbara Olsen, School of Business, SUNY College Old Westbury: It seems that we are proceeding with…
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WVFC Inauguration Liveblog, Part One

By Womens Voices for Change
To celebrate today’s historic inauguration, WVFC has been posting notes from all our contributors, from board members to commenters. (Ed.) Thinking about Obama’s inauguration and our nation’s chance for renewal, I want the mood of our nation to once again entertain the hopes we had in the 1960s, when we believed we could really change the world. His campaign stirred…
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