Sat.Nov 16, 2019

"Upstairs Downstairs" - American Style, from Pre-gentrified Jersey City to West Toledo, Ohio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The British import "Upstairs Downstairs" delighted us Americans.    But, actually, we had and still have our own versions of the upstairs/downstairs phenomenon. But, as with many aspects of Americana, they are class-neutral. For example, in pre-gentrified Jersey City, New Jersey, a family would pool financial resources and purchase a duplex. The aging mother lived downstairs. The daughter, with her husband and children, lived upstairs.

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Storytelling - Maybe Hold Back on All That This Holiday Season with the Boozers in Your Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like any needed service, recovery has become an industry. As such, it provides increasing professional opportunity for those who can put together the right positioning and packaging.    Among those is Lisa Smith, feathered recently in a Law.com podcast. Earlier, Abovethelaw covered her downward trajectory and climb back up. In the successful book "Girl Walks Out of Bar," Smith tells her story. So had Susan Cheever and Pete Hamill.

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