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Cindy Sherman  If you didn’t already think of her as a genius, check out her IG feed. Maybe you are thinking awesomeness on digital social channels is only for the digital-native younger person. Think again. Always the shrewdest observer and commentator of popular culture, Cindy takes on the craze of...
We boomers are engaged in a revolution. We are throwing off the stereotypes of aging. We now treat 60 as a chance to begin again.The stereotypes may be ludicrous but they are well installed. Madison Avenue gives us a succession of ads that show aging as a time for...
Stop. Look. Listen…Magic Awaits My husband and I had just returned from a trail run in the mountains of southwest Montana when something unusual happened. You would have thought if magic was going to unfold — one of those moments where time stops and you are fully present and silly...
Catherine Deneuve turned 75 last month and is still as as hard working as ever."I started doing my best work at 40, but it wasn't until I was 50 that I really became the actress I wanted to be." This from an actress who had done dozens of high-profile...
When my late husband Eliot was on his deathbed, he predicted which of our friends would ask me out at his funeral. He guessed it would be jazz-writer Neil. He was right. Though Neil insisted that going to a black-tie awards dinner didn’t count as a “date,” I had...
"She reminded him that the weak would never enter the kingdom of love, which is a harsh and ungenerous kingdom, and that women give themselves only to men of resolute spirit, who provide the security they need in order to face life." -- Love in the Time of CholeraThe...
This December the 17th, London-based Monocle magazine will be opening a retail store in Los Angeles at PLATFORM in Culver City. The store will sell not only the latest issue of the magazine, but also their curated selection of brands and collaborations.We are big fans of the positive globalist...
Conservationist's Dream Begins in Africa I Dreamed of Africa.There are many great Africa books, but our favorite is by Kuki Gallmann. The book deals with her introduction to Kenya in the '60s — the death of her husband, her snake-obsessed son, and the establishment of her gigantic farm in Kenya's Great Rift Valley which...
ciao, bella Hey everybody, let’s look younger. Have you tried this cream and that makeup to stretch out your wrinkles, and give your skin that glossy, timeless (read: teenage) shine? No? Well, Lancôme is cool with all that, it seems. Last week, they announced momentous news: the ageless, stunning Isabella...
We are in the business of communication. We come from a time when brands could and did move the culture. Think about how weird jogging was before Nike and “Just Do It.” They changed that, they changed the world.  What about Apple and its 1984 commercial, it’s Think Different...