mAd Ben – The Story

Mad Men, a seven-season tv series phenomenon about the mid-century advertising world was an obsession in our home. So. When Ben became an advertising Associate at his coveted first job at Ogilvy, I dubbed him mAd Ben.   mAd Ben – The Story … so far 2007 Mad Men Season 1 Graduated, Northampton High School Accepted…

Like Yesterday…

SOME OF BEN’S BIRTHDAYS Sonoma Square, California Momma lights second birthday candles on a fancy strawberry cake from a corner bakery there. Ben looks on from behind the cake. Harry Tannenbaum in the middle, Robert Poole on the left. Friends from San Francisco.   Lafayette Park 3rd Birthday Party San Francisco, California   Viansa Winery Sonoma, California…

Ben’s 30th Weekend

Lure Fishbar SoHo   Da Capo Columbus Avenue Upper West Side Cake made from scratch by Gwen.   Next stop? Helicopter to Gurney’s in Montauk.  

Cindy Jo

Cindy at Elaine’s. My 50th. 2001. Cindy’s 60th at Isabella’s. 2016. Thanksgiving at Joe’s. 2015. Thanksgiving at Cathy’s. 2012. Thanksgiving at Cindy’s. 2007.    

Gang of Tree 2018

Veniero’s Italian sfogliatella, cannoli, pasticcino. Too good to describe from the Lower East Side. Topped off the tree decorating party again. Thanks, Jess! Gang of Tree 2018. Garrett. Lauren. Gwen. Ben. Adele. Jess.

Career Views

Over a long career in international banking. Always lucky to have a great view.   New York City. First job at Republic National Bank of NY. French Château mansion @ 40th & Fifth Avenue. My own huge window on the 7th floor looking uptown to the New York Public Library and beyond.     San…