Dorothy Burleson Cowles died January 7, 2020, at her home in The Bay Club, at the Cypress, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. She was 91. Born on December 7, 1928, in San Jose California, to Ethel Landstrom Burleson and Alfred Manning Burleson, she attended San Jose State University and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She married Carroll “Cal” Jackson Cowles on December 18, 1948. They moved around the country because of job-related transfers with his career at Parke Davis & Co. and Warner Lambert. They lived in San Francisco; Honolulu; Fremont, California; Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan; ... 21 Jan 2020 by My27east
Anthony V. DeBiasi of Sag Harbor died on January 17, 2020, in Southampton. He was 79. Born April 5, 1940, in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Paul and Nancy (Greco) DeBiasi. He earned a degree in electrical engineering from City College of New York, and went into sales and owned a business. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Jeannie (Occhiogrosso); his children and their spouses, Rick and Gina DeBiasi, and Stephen and Michelle DeBiasi, all of New Jersey, and Jill and Michael Caridi of Connecticut; his siblings and ... by My27east
Ever since the days of Peggy Guggenheim, the art world has been torn between substance and price. In her 1960 memoir, she said, “The entire art market had become an enormous business venture”; prices were “unheard of.” Many collectors, she said, buy “what is the most expensive, place pictures in storage and phone their gallery every day for the latest quotation as though they were waiting to sell stock.” I just finished reading “Boom” by Michael Shnayerson. The subtitle is “Mad Money, Mega Dealers and the Rise of Contemporary Art.” He describes how art has become a currency for the ... 20 Jan 2020 by Staff Writer
One of the worst parts about having the luxury to go on vacation is that visiting another beautiful place can make you waver in the commitment you have for your home. Like me, among the long leaf pines of North Carolina, walking deeper and deeper each day into a newfound love, you might reconsider everything. Sand hills give way to horse country, an outskirts community of large and yet modest estates, all of them connected by trails and unimproved roads. Early, sun-filled mornings, and horses are the only traffic. Bluebirds enjoy the break between these farms and the wilderness; dozens ... by Staff Writer
Montauk, New York—March 23, 2070: The bare canes of the hydrangea that I had forgotten to prune last fall were tap-tapping against one of the storm windows outside my den. All the glass softly rattled as a late spring rain pelted against the south-facing cottage wall. Looking out across my lawn, which sloped down to Lake Montauk, I could see the last clouds of the late spring storm blowing themselves out. We should have sunshine soon. I could walk the dog, and the grandkids could get out of the house for fresh air and exercise. In the meantime, while the ... by Staff Writer
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