Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Tweet As you can see, red lipstick runs in the family: BarbaraB and Nan on Aug. 1, 1996.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Tweet My mother’s mother, Ruth Kay, died last night. She was 95 years old. Her grandchildren called her “Nanny” when they were young, then “Nan.” Her three great-grandchildren knew her as “G.G.” for “great-grandma.” Nan’s husband, Sam, aka “Papa,” died of a heart attack in 1983. Papa died just a few weeks before my 16th […]
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Tweet Everyone else I know can give up on photobombing. My gorgeous sister Terri Berry is the all-time champion. From now on, this move should be known as the Terri bomb. For “level: expert” memes, click here. For more highlarious photobombs, click here.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Tweet My gorgeous mother, BarbaraB, recently gave me two undated photos of her grandparents (my great-grandparents), William and Sadie Weiss. The Weisses were from Budapest, Hungary. Later, they lived with my mother’s family in Brooklyn. Sadie died when she was 64. Then my mother’s family moved to a different house, and William came along and […]
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Tweet Happy Mother’s Day to my gorgeous mother, BarbaraB, and all the other mothers out there, including pet mothers and mothers of dragons. In case you missed it, here’s what I posted this week on the blog. Monday: Reminiscing about the Costume Institute galas of the 1990s, and my best-dressed choices for this year’s Met Gala. […]
Friday, May 2, 2014
Tweet The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrated its Patrick Kelly “Runway of Love” exhibit with an opening night party on Saturday. MrB, gorgeous designing friend Stacy Lomman and I put on our party clothes and drove to Philly for the celebration. I’m a big fan of Kelly, who died — too young, of AIDS — […]
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Tweet CNBC, the business-news cable channel, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of the landmark, it ranked the 25 people it described as having “the most profound impact on business and finance since 1989, the year CNBC went live.” MrB was on the committee that selected the top list. The committee started with 200 […]
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Tweet I recently dug up this photo of me in Dublin in September or October 1997. I’m wearing a vintage Lillie Rubin coat that I got at Allan & Suzi on the Upper West Side. Check out the red-jacket-wearing photobomber in this one, staring at me as if he’d never seen a woman in a […]
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Tweet While browsing through old photos for last week’s Throwback Thursday post inspired by Marc Jacobs, I came across this pre-camera-phone selfie of me and MrB. This was taken in January 2002, about three months after I got my first digital camera. My technique has improved since then, fortunately!
Monday, February 17, 2014
Tweet GeorgeB’s big birthday on Saturday was a lot of fun. After the celebratory dinner, Terri Berry and I lined up with Dad for an updated version of our 1989 birthday photo. Then we gave him kisses … … which inspired his sons-in-law to do the same. My mom and nephew got in on the […]