Archive | September, 2010

September 14th: A Key Date in American History

Posted on 13 September 2010

Are you aware of the significance of the date September 14th in U.S. history?  But for the actions of one person, the 14th of September would simply be 257th day of our calendar year.  On that day in 1812, however, Francis Scott Key penned a poem that he later set to music, and the song […]

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Windows That Beautify

Posted on 13 September 2010

Among the architectural features that add the most appeal to a home are its windows and doors.  Have you ever driven through a neighborhood of similar homes and noticed the difference that beautifully-adorned, attention-getting windows can make in the appearance of a home? While unadorned windows mark a residence as cold and utilitarian, interior and […]

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Remembering 9/11

Posted on 10 September 2010

How time flies!  It was nine years ago that the most significant foreign attack on American soil occurred since the Revolutionary War, and with it came the sorrow, tears, anger, and ultimately fortitude of the American people.   As the second unprovoked attack on America in our nation’s history, the terrorist attack on the World […]

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Rugs That are Truly Superior

Posted on 10 September 2010

If you are in the market for excellent, durable, beautiful rugs — and we don’t mean men’s wigs — you’ll want to go straight to www.superiorrugs.com. A division of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of area rugs, the company sells directly to you, the consumer.  Bypassing retailers and their inevitable, significant markups, customers reap […]

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Jerseylicious: A Sneak Peek at Upcoming Episodes

Posted on 10 September 2010

The sizzling second season of Style Network’s runaway hit show Jerseylicious is already upon us. For those of you who can’t take this anticipation any longer, take a gander at the video clips below. In “Power Play,” Olivia tries to make a move to become the salon’s manager behind Alexa’s back.  Find out what happens […]

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Incidence and Coincidence

Posted on 09 September 2010

Things occur in our lives each and every day.  Some of these circumstances are happily or gratefully acknowledged and received.  Others are occasions for concern, fear, dread, sorrow, or despair.  Others still have little or no discernable impact on individual consciousness. Regardless of the emotional charge and intensity of our reaction to life’s occurrences, I […]

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Bad Credit Can Ruin Your Life

Posted on 09 September 2010

Ask anyone who has grown a successful business, and he or she will tell you that credit makes the world go round.  What is true of businesses applies to private individuals even more so.  Whether you are looking for a job, trying to get a competitive rate on auto insurance, applying for a credit card, […]

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Hit the Road, Jack … and Jill!

Posted on 08 September 2010

‘fess up.  Sometimes you’re dumbfounded concerning the simplest of tasks.  Heck, we all are, particularly when it comes to our cars.  But remember the adage, “Knowledge is power.”  Being informed about the workings of your vehicle puts the power in your hands instead of a mechanic’s.  It can reduce the cost of maintenance and even […]

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Jerseylicious Cast: Up Close and Personal

Posted on 08 September 2010

Style Network’s hit reality TV show Jerseylicious recently began its second season and will soon be airing the episode featuring George and Samir Yazgi who operate the Exxon Station and On The Run convenience store on Route 22 in Green Brook, NJ, just a stone’s throw from the Gatsby Salon. While I’m sure that this […]

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The Long and Short of Shopping for Women’s Fashions

Posted on 08 September 2010

In the mid-twentieth century, economists took note of a correlation between the length of women’s skirts and the economy.  They observed that when consumer confidence was high, the length of women’s skirts became shorter in proportion to the level of consumer enthusiasm.  Conversely, as women’s skirts lengthened, consumers grew fearful and the economic outlook gloomy. […]

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