Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Memories, ahh memories/Kathy and Martha/Our Paula [00506] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Memories, ahh memories/Kathy and Martha/Our Paula



How good it was to see you on line and to see that in the past we had some
of the same stomping grounds.  One nice thing about the internet, it can
bring us all closer.  Your friend and hope your hanging tough, lillian


-----Original Message-----
From: Appleton <remember@wmonline.com>
To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Date: Wednesday, January 06, 1999 8:58 PM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Memories, ahh memories/Kathy and Martha


>Me too - I used to lunch and sometimes dinner at the Russian Tea Room -
>loved it.  That was years ago - in the 70s.  Wonder, is it still as good.
>I'm salivating (Pavlov's dogs syndrome :-)  Paula
>
>----------
>From: lillian jennings <firefly@islc.net>
>To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>Subject: Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Memories, ahh memories/Kathy and Martha
>Date: Wednesday, January 06, 1999 1:00 PM
>
>I used to go to New York City once a month, ate at the Russian Tea Room,
>Stayed at the Ritz, ice skated at the ----hmmm what was the name of it?
>Went to show's, loved the tap dancer's, who were they?  My girlfriend
>worked at the New York Stock exchange and I was then working for a stock
>market firm in Philadelphia.  Something to always see, do and stare at.
>LOL! Your friend, lillian
>    -----Original Message-----
>    From: kcorrigan@chgw.com <kcorrigan@chgw.com>
>    To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
>    Date: Wednesday, January 06, 1999 1:37 PM
>    Subject: RE: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>
>
>    Hi, Martha:  I know the tune to Autumn in New York, but not all the
>words -- not any more.  New York was lovely, though.  The flowers on Park
>Avenue were incredible.  I even liked all the noise!  We went to the
>Russian Tearoom, and I almost fainted because there were no prices on the
>menu!  That's how much of a hick I am.  Then we went to Tiffany's, and my
>boyfriend asked how much a cigarette lighter was he was going to buy for
>me.  The clerk said he couldn't afford it if he had to ask!!!!!  My
>boyfriend (who wasn't exactly a "boy") at the time had been the Dean of the
>University of Arizona.  He had recently moved to Boise with Morrison
>Knudsen and had been teaching Statistics at Boise State University.  He had
>two gay uncles who lived in the apartment and were in the Bahamas.  One had
>worked on the Manhattan Project (the bomb), and the other was, of course,
>an interior decorator.  They left us goose liver pate with truffels, which
>I had never tasted, Dom Perignon champagne (which I hated), and Absolut
>Vodka (which I loved).  It was a wonderful trip.  We stayed for a week.
>Now I recognize places I'd seen in the movies, provided they aren't filmed
>in Toronto!  LOL  I didn't marry this man, because he was so smart he was
>weird, but we had a lot of fun for a couple of years.  Yes, Boise IS nice.
>I really do belong here, but I still want to see New York again.  Love,
>Kathy
>
>        -----Original Message-----
>        From:   Martha S Cerreto [SMTP:MJTCERRETO@prodigy.net]
>        Sent:   Tuesday, January 05, 1999 5:04 PM
>        To:     mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>        Cc:     mjtcerreto@prodigy.net
>        Subject:        Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>
>        Boise sounds very nice kathy.  You thought New York city smelled
>good?
>        Well, that's because you were there in the Fall.  A good wind gets
>blowing
>        up and blows all the smog around!  Truly, I've always thought that
>the Fall
>        showed New York off to its best advantage.
>
>        There's a song I think I remember hearing Mel Torme sing:
>
>        Autumn in New York,
>        Why does it seem so exciting..
>
>        I don't remember the rest of the words.  New Yorkers, like me and
>PJ do
>        like to sing.
>
>        Kathy, you know someone who lives near Sutton Place?  You've been
>holding
>        out on us Kath.
>
>        Take care.  Lots of Love and Good Wishes to you,
>
>        Martha
>
>
>
>        ----------
>        From: kcorrigan@chgw.com
>        To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>        Subject: RE: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>        Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 11:27 PM
>
>        Hi, Martha:  Cold Spring sounds absolutely wonderful.  There's an
>area of
>        Portland, Oregon, much like that.  Terwilleger Boulevard, I believe
>it is.
>        It's up in the Highlands, and the houses are very close together
>and close
>        to the sidewalks.  It's very hilly there, and scenic.  The view of
>Portland
>        from up there is breathtaking.  Although I don't consider Portland
>a
>        smaller
>        city, New Yorkers probably do.  Boise is definitely a small city,
>but it is
>        lovely in its own way. We have a greenbelt that follows the Boise
>River the
>        entire length of the city.  There are horse paths, bicylcle paths
>and
>        jogging paths all along the river, and it's beautiful in the
>spring,
>        summer,
>        and fall.  We're very proud of our Greenbelt.  During the summer
>it's great
>        sport to rent innertubes and tube down the river, waving at
>everyone who
>        drives or walks by.  We have our own opera, symphony orchestra, and
>ballet
>        company.  There are more millionaires per capita in Boise than in
>any other
>        city in the United States, although it doesn't have the feeling of
>being
>        only for the rich.  It's because it's the home of Boise Cascade,
>Morrison
>        Knudsen, Hewlett-Packard, Micron, Albertsons, Ore-Ida Foods,
>Simplot
>        Company
>        -- the list goes on and on.  I sound like a travel brochure, don't
>I?
>
>        I visited New York (Manhattan) about ten years ago in October.  I
>was
>        charmed by the city.  I thought it was wonderfully exciting and
>beautiful,
>        too, and the air even smelled good.  I was suprised at how clean it
>was.  I
>        stayed in an apartment on First and 51st near Sutton Place.  I
>thought it
>        was very fancy over there.  We were on the 20th floor, and for a
>small town
>        girl, that was very exciting.  I even went to the Met and saw "La
>Boheme."
>        I'd love to go back someday.  Maybe I will.  You know, I used to
>think that
>        Easterners were aloof and unfriendly.  Just not true!  Thanks,
>Martha!
>        Love, Kathy
>
>        > -----Original Message-----
>        > From:Martha S Cerreto [SMTP:MJTCERRETO@prodigy.net]
>        > Sent:Tuesday, January 05, 1999 11:11 AM
>        > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>        > Cc:   mjtcerreto@prodigy.net
>        > Subject:      Re: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>        >
>        > Hi Kathy!
>        > There's a town I like to visit, pretty close to here called Cold
>Spring.
>        > It's on a hill that slopes down to the Hudson River.  There are a
>lot of
>        > nice shops.  The houses are all close together, a little beyond
>the
>        > sidewalk.  It always makes me think of how it must have been
>before TV
>        > when, I guess, people sat out on their porches, in part, for
>amusement,
>        > and
>        > knew and said hi to just about everyone that went by.
>        >
>        > I never saw much of anything like that in my life, growing up in
>the
>        > subburbs of Long Island.  Sometimes I feel I missed something and
>am
>        still
>        > missing it, i.e., life in a smaller city has charms still that I
>don't
>        see
>        > in New York state.
>        >
>        > People say Rudolph Guiliani has changed New York city; that now
>it is
>        > safer, better, etc.  I hadn't been in very much for a while,
>until I had
>        > to
>        > start going back to the doctor and was always of the opinion that
>nobody
>        > could change New York.  but lately I think maybe he did or
>something did.
>
>        > But I think I miss the old New York; you know, the hustlers, the
>3 card
>        > monte players!  I wouldn't want to hang out with them, but there
>was an
>        > air
>        > of danger I miss...a little.  Now it seems to be a city only for
>the
>        rich.
>        >
>        > Love you muchly,
>        >
>        > Martha
>        >
>        > ----------
>        > From: kcorrigan@chgw.com
>        > To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>        > Subject: [MOL] Not Much -- Just Chatting
>        > Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 5:41 PM
>        >
>        > Hi, Folks:  Just sitting here (working) and thinking about how
>suddently
>        > things can change.  I've always been proud of our small city --
>how
>        > informal, yet cultured, we are.  Our last governer (as of today)
>lived
>        > about
>        > three blocks from us in a rather modest home.  He drove his own
>car to
>        > work
>        > every day, and ate at his favorite Chinese restaurant about twice
>a week.
>        > Often, he would walk the three blocks from the capitol building
>to the
>        > restaurant by himself.  One day my friends and I had just
>finished eating
>        > and were exiting the restaurant.  I let go of the door and it
>almost
>        > smacked
>        > the Gov. in the face!  He laughed, and I apologized.  It wasn't
>unusual,
>        > either, to see him playing clarinet (not very well) in a little
>Dixieland
>        > band, having a great time.  Last Thursday, I was walking down to
>a little
>        > Greek restaurant near us and the Gov. was crossing the street
>from the
>        > capitol (our building is only a block away).  It was pouring
>rain, and I
>        > turned to the Gov., who is a very small man, and said, "You're
>getting
>        all
>        > wet -- want to share my umbrella?"  So he did.  We walked along
>and I
>        > asked
>        > him how he felt about retiring, etc., and he joked and we
>chatted.  This
>        > was
>        > not unusual behavior for him at all and, in fact, was the way
>with all
>        > past
>        > governors, as well.  Old Governor Smylie asked me what a type of
>fruit
>        was
>        > once in the grocery store.  His wife had a cold, so he was doing
>the
>        > shopping!  Our new governor, Dirk Kempthorne, has brought an
>entourage of
>        > security officers with him from Washington.  This change makes
>many of us
>        > sad.  Ah, well.  Just thought I'd share that little tidbit with
>you.
>        > Kathy
>        > in Boise
>        >
>        >
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