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…

Mother’s May

May 2011. Amongst Mama’s favorite memories. Ben’s Graduation. NYU. Javits Center, New York City. He’s on the stage as recipient of the award for Best Undergraduate Thesis and Highest Honors in Economics. NYU President John Sexton greets Ben as a familiar friend. They ran into each other often when Ben was Editor of Washington Square News…