Post Holiday Angst

Jan 29, 2011 by

Dear Madison Avenue Advertising Executives, The holidays have come and gone; however, visions of marketing messages still dance in my head. Beginning at Halloween and ending at new year’s consumers are bombarded with constant hints of what your near and dear really wants to make the season bright. But ..if you’re single you are invisible. I’M SINGLE!! There- I said it. No one was buying me a Lexus wrapped in a big red bow. There would be no diamond bauble given to me by a handsome and obviously smitten gentleman. No overpriced watch or a charm bracelet commemorating all our special moments was in my Christmas stocking. When did Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza become all about romance? Isn’t Valentines Day enough to get through? I can’t help but wonder why Madison Avenue ignoring a critical...

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Bittersweet

Jan 25, 2011 by

She was young and fresh and beautiful when we welcomed her into our home with joy and anticipation. But now, she’s faded and brittle; her day is done and she must go. Once again it’s time to take down “the tree”. Yes, I recognize that “organized” girlfriends took theirs down long ago, but in the spirit of procrastination, my tree didn’t go up until Christmas Eve, so it’s only been four weeks. Nevertheless, the chore is upon me. I can’t help contrast the feelings that go with putting up the tree with today’s thoughts as I take it down. The physical effort is roughly the same: hauling the tree up the steps to the living room; digging the boxes out from under the stairs; clearing a place of honor so that the lights cast...

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Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe: Is Facebook Privacy Really An Issue?...

Jan 21, 2011 by

Girlfriend and International Media Maven Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe was on a panel on CNN this week discussing Facebook and privacy following the most recent dustup that followed Facebook’s announcement on Friday, January 14th that they were allowing applications access to users phone numbers and address which was retracted on Monday, January 17th. See it right...

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Serena Kovalosky Exhibits at the Southern Vermont Art Center Beginning February 12th...

Jan 21, 2011 by

Come to Vermont for a major exhibition of spectacular Gourd Artwork by All the Single Girlfriends author and visual artist Serena Kovalosky. Meet Serena at the Opening Reception on Saturday, February 12, 2011 with live music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and, of course, exceptional artwork by Serena Kovalosky and eleven regional artists. All work is for sale. Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vermont. Exhibition will continue through March 15. Information: Serena Kovalosky website: http://www.kovalosky.com/Exhibitions.htm See more images...

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