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My Take-Aways from Broadway TEDx 2017

Lucky me! I had three theatre-related events this week, my most prominent NYC passion and indulgence. Monday night I was invited as a guest at TDF Honors Kinky Boots, a festive fund-raising event and concert which featured the entire cast of that creative musical. Total joy! Cyndi Lauper, the co-creator,

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Trevor Noah – Bravo!

While I was sick, I consumed a lot of culture, movies on Netflix, shows on HBOgo and I listened, via audible.com, to Trevor Noah’s memoir Born a Crime. To be honest, I had rejected it as a possible choice when I first judged this book by its cover,

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Bloodroot – 40th Anniversary Celebration

Back in 1977 when my firstborn was two and a half, I was in a group we named The Mothers Food Coop. Several members of my Stamford, CT La Leche League group who, committed to breastfeeding our babies and improving our own nutrition, had gathered at one woman’s

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Down for the Count

Have you missed me? It’s been over a month since I’ve posted on my blog, and here’s why. I was down for the count. Whatever has been going around virally this winter found a friendly host in my chest, burrowed in and lingered for four weeks. For the

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Own Your Wins!

That’s what one of my vision partners said to me during our meeting this morning. I was bemoaning the string of rejections I got this week, wanting sympathy or to be let off the hook. “Yeah, Jane. Give up on trying to sell your memoir.” Right? In my

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