Which Marriage Type Are You?

March 31st, 2014Posted by admin

There are two types of marriages, the piggy back marriage or the marriage with two people side by side but each on separate paths. Side by siders can’t piggy back, their paths can separate, often for very wide distances and then suddenly they flow back together. I know I’m one of them. My parents were [...]

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A Magical Miracle Just Happened to Me and I Have to Share It

December 15th, 2013Posted by admin

A magical miracle just happened to me when a turquoise blue ostrich feather fell from heaven and landed on my upstate New York mountaintop cabin doorstep. I had been up in the log cabin alone for a week designing dresses and resting for my next HSN TV appearance. I was launching my first TV fragrance [...]

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Ed Baynard: An Artist Fighting Against the Ugly Art Trend

December 4th, 2013Posted by admin

Beauty in art is in the eye of the beholder and today the beholder loves ugly. I have spent a life of loving art and am sad to comment that today contemporary art (more than any other period of human time) loves ugly. Van Gogh and Rembrandt had very sad lives yet always painted beauty, [...]

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Book signing 2013 tampa

November 13th, 2013Posted by admin

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70 is the New 45

October 30th, 2013Posted by admin

70 is the new 45. I should know; I just celebrated my 70th birthday with a gift to myself — a week in Paris all alone, just to eat, look at the fashion in the windows and art in the galleries and to photograph it all for memory’s sake. I have the greatest husband in [...]

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My Recent Visit to the Irving Penn Exhibit “Assignment”

October 15th, 2013Posted by admin

My recent visit to the Irving Penn exhibit “Assignment ” at Pace McGill gallery in NY was a real shock. I expected to see Penn’s famous Vogue photos of his wife Lisa, and his favorite model Jean Patchett and his colored still life’s, but I certainly did not expect to see what was there when [...]

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A Green Can Opener Sold in 1977 Opened the World to Home Shopping

October 8th, 2013Posted by admin

An avocado green can electric opener sold on the radio in Clearwater Florida in 1977 was the birth of at-home shopping. I was dumbfounded when I learned this fact at my first class of “How to Sell on TV” taught in St Petersburg, Florida by Bob Circosta at his corporate headquarters near the HSN campus. [...]

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My Diet by Numbers

September 27th, 2013Posted by admin

Most Americans eat 3 servings of fruits, vegetables and nuts a day. I was shocked to find this out when I did a study while traveling on airplanes for fashion shows at 21 Neiman Marcus stores around America. When my airplane neighbors heard my age and saw my size, they immediately start to talk “diet”. [...]

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The sexual revolution started in the late fifties in Paris with two movies and two big movie stars

August 22nd, 2013Posted by admin

  The sexual revolution started in the late fifties in Paris with two movies and two big movie stars: Brigitte Bardot in And God Created a Woman in 1956 and Jean Paul Belmondo in Breathless in 1959. Brigitte had real sex (to completion) on camera with her co star and later lover, Jean Louis Trintignant, [...]

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There Is No Grey in Paris Fashion This Summer

August 7th, 2013Posted by admin

There is no grey in Paris fashion this summer, only black and white and vivid colors; fushia, magenta, cobalt, lime, tangerine, and rose red. There are magnificent prints; Sweet English flowers, Icat, African, Tropical, Liberty, Delft Dishes, Splashes of Neon color and even Zuber wallpaper scenes for pants. There is black and white; polka dots, [...]

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