Posts Tagged ‘Columns’

Remember the Golden Rule?

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Cutthroat behavior, not kind words, drives modern-day behavior By Lorraine Duffy Merkl Behavior that gets kids detention now, could get them elected governor later. “Pig.” “Cheater.” If these were the taunts of siblings at the dinner table, the parent would intervene and chastise, “That’s not a nice way for people to talk to each other.” [&hellip
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Football for the Everyday Life

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Manhattan women and sport—not so far apart By Lorraine Duffy Merkl The New York Jets and Giants are back, and if, like me, you’re not a gridiron fan (or sports reporter like the beleaguered Ines Sainz), then when the men in your life start to talk about “the game,” it’s as though they’re speaking another [&hellip
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OUR NANNY TAX PROBLEM

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There’s no such thing as an honest mistake in politics, just like there’s no such thing as gender parity when it comes to the scrutiny that candidates face when nominated to powerful positions in government. Much has been made of the “tax” problems of President Obama’s choice to head the Treasury Department. Tim Geithner failed [&hellip
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TALES FROM THE BEDROOM (AND ELSEWHERE)

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Honest, reassuring sexuality from a woman’s perspective in a literary format. That was Paula Derrow’s goal in compiling Behind the Bedroom Door: Getting It, Giving It, Loving It, Missing It (Delacorte Press, a division of Random House), a frank, often uproarious anthology released on Dec. 30. The collection features 26 of today’s most accomplished female [&hellip
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ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 5…

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The holidays are upon us and that means we’re all prepped to spend some quality time with the family. As with all things holiday-ish, it can be a little complicated: who has to sleep on the couch in the family room (me); who gets to wrap all the last-minute presents (me); and who gets to [&hellip
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A MANHATTANITE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

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I recently ventured to a foreign land where many Manhattanites dare not go: Brooklyn. There can be something daunting about going to another borough. I’m OK with The Bronx since that’s where I’m from and comfortable with Queens because we have family there. My brother-in-law is married to a Staten Island girl, so for her [&hellip
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