Sometimes in our lives we meet people who just stand out from the rest. Not necessarily because of their title, wealth or fame, but merely for their compassion, openness and capacity to continuously give to others. This month‘s cover girl is one of those people. Read More…
As you may know, Valentine’s Day has never been a big favorite of mine (although, ironically, I’m looking forward to it this year). I’ve always done my parental duty and helped the kids fill out the little Dora or Power Ranger VDay cards for their classmates. I bought all the heart-shaped candies to fill the dishes. And even donned a red scarf or necklace on that mid-Feb. day. But my cynicism had always gotten the better of me and to all the VDay well-wishers out there, I would simply smile and nod.
So, when I received an email this morning from a dear friend with a subject of Valentine poem, I have to admit I almost didn’t read it. But I set cynicism aside for a moment and with an open mind, decided to read it and I’m glad I did. Now I am passing the poem on to you to help us all recognize a Valentine is a treasure and treasures trump cynicism any day of the year.
Valentine treasures are people who
have often crossed your mind,
family, friends and others, too.
who in your life have shined
the warmth of love or a spark of light
that makes you remember them
no matter how long since you’ve actually met,
each one is a luminous gem,
who gleams and glows in your memory,
bringing special pleasures,
and that’s why this Valentine comes to you:
You’re one of those sparkling treasures!
- written by Joann Fuchs
I recently appeared on the local television show Bridge Street with co-hosts Kaylea Nixon and Chris Brandolino.
We spoke with February cover girl Michele Jones Galvin about the current magazine issue along with Galvin’s connection to Harriet Tubman.
Galvin and her mother recently completed the novel, “Beyond the Underground: Harriet Tubman, a Heroine,” which takes a rarely talked about look at the historic woman’s life.
Galvin joined us live from the Barnes Hiscock Mansion in Syracuse, which was a stop on the Onondaga Freedom Trail.
To see more photos, check out my Facebook.
Photographer Kim Cook takes us through the first year of the magazine in pictures – some of the funny outtakes (see my photo left), glamorous shots, life, style and attitude of the women who call Central New York home.
Remember this is your magazine, a magazine that celebrates you, so enjoy it.
Happy New Year and welcome 2012 – I can’t wait to see what amazing stories we will tell!
As I sit here two days before Christmas, I’m waiting for my daughter to get off the bus. Although she is 12 years old this year and realizes that Santa and momma have the same handwriting, she is still just as eager to rip open those presents under the Christmas tree early Sunday morning and has reminded me daily, four more days till Christmas, three more days till Christmas etc.
You see, she has a hobby (a very expensive hobby). At age 12, she is already tapping into her creative side and creating pictures and videos that are really pretty cool. Check out MissBrianna818 on youtube.com. She shoots her own footage, does her own edits using Final Cut Pro and has become quite the little social media guru to self-promote her work. Read More…
This year has been a whirlwind with founding Today’s CNY Woman magazine, which celebrates one year in February.
The magazine has become a force to be reckoned with here and Central New York and beyond. We’ve featured some amazing women including Amy Robbins, 93q radio personality; Aminy Audi, owner of Stickley furniture; Beezie Maaden and Erin Hamlin, both Olympic gold medalists; Chris Xaver, of The Sweet Life; Kaylea Nixon, Channel 9 News anchor; Carol Baldwin and many, many more. Read More…
In January 2010, my dear friend’s father, Frank Wlosinski of Camillus, wandered on foot away from his daughter’s home. Months later, when the snow began to thaw, he was found dead.
Wlosinski suffered from Alheimer’s disease. In fact he is one of more than 5 million Americans who have Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050. Our future is at risk unless we can find a way to change the course of this devastating disease. Read More…
Finally, the debut issue of Today’s CNY Woman is online for all to view.
This is your magazine that highlights the amazing and extraordinary things that Central New York women and doing and offers professional advice from other women int he greater Syracuse area who live, work and play here in the center of New York state.
The print version will be on newsstands very soon. You’ll be able to pick up your FREE copy at places like Wegmans, Tops, doctors offices and several other places that women frequent.
In addition, more than 12,000 copies will be mailed directly to homes in and around Central New York.
But don’t worry if you don’t get one in the mail or they’ve all been snatched off the news stand before you get there. Just sign up on our website for your free e-subscription to the magazine and voila! You will automatically get an email every month with a link that takes you directly to the online version of the magazine so you’ll never miss an issue! Read More…
Sorry for the hiatus, but I have exciting news. I’m working on a new project – a woman’s magazine for and about Central New York woman.
The magazine, called Central New York Woman, is an upscale magazine with a distribution of more than 20,000. Of that, 12,000 will be mailed directly to CNY homes and the other 8,000 will be dropped on newsstands in and around CNY.
CNY Woman has her own website at www.cnywoman.com where you can sign up for a free electronic subscription to the magazine. She is also on Facebook where you can go and “like her” as well as follow her on Twitter.
This is very excited news and I’m sharing with you and I want you all to be a part of it. So contact me with any questions, comments, etc. I’d love to hear from you.
Oh, and I plan to keep you all updated sooner than another six months. lol
Thanks for reading.