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Friday, June 20th, 2008

Frida, Women Impressionists, Chihuly, 944

Museums overflow in excellence! SFMOMA re-introduces us to Frida Kahlo, that icon of expressive, surrealist sufferings. Then over at the Legion of Honor, we take a fascinating look at Women Impressionists. Try to name 3. I bet you can’t! (I couldn’t before this woman-cational exhibit!!) And finally the prolific eye-patched glass pirate that is Chihuly

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

I Play with Boys, and I WIN!

Poker, pool, table tennis, car racing, fighting…boy-only arenas? Sports of obscurity? Not no more! Meet the ladies who give silly boys a run for their money, and watch how that old sex-sells mantra can launch ho-hum sports...

Friday, May 30th, 2008

True Tales of Forbidden Love

What is it with European white women and local tribesmen? If your mind is inquiring, then check out White Masai and Married to a Bedoin! These stories titillated while I was in Tanzania and jockeyed for my...

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Lunching with Israel’s Nancy Pelosi!

Okay, not ‘with’ her but near her! Dalia Itzik is Israel’s Speaker of the Knesset and first woman to hold the post! I was enjoying supreme squid at Manta Ray, the very best beach-side cafe in Tel...

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Kookie Hotels in Unusual Places…

1. 21C Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky– This uber modern, avant guard contemporary art gallery/ hotel MIGHT pass in San Francisco, but deep in the heart of the South?? I couldn’t believe the naked, anatomically correct statuary and puzzling...

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Major League Baseball Goes Pink for Mama’s Day!

How CUTE!! I learned at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory that players can go pink for Mother’s Day and today played with official LS bats dipped in a special pink dye. The autographed bats then go...

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Eulogy for Eight Belles

After running the race of her life, she lost her life. Eight Belles…20-1 odds, the only filly in the field at the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby, and yesterday at the Kentucky Oaks, her trainer, Larry...

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