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I WELCOME CHANGE BUT THESE DAYS IM PERPLEXED

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My, how things have changed
 When I first started Galleria J Antonio the east village still had pink haired punks .
Memory was something you lost with age
An application was for employment
A program was a T.V. Show  ( I love Smash)
A virus was the flu
a CD was a bank instrument at E.A.B. 50 Ave A
A cursor used profanity   and----
A hard drive was a long trip on the road.


I recently met Robbie Robinson ( google her ) , she and I talked about Pat Cleveland , Beverly Johnson , & Susan Taylor (Essence Magazine) -we both had spicy stories about  them & Studio 54 and and how it was on the fashion cat walk in the 70's  and 80's .

It inspired me to go back to Madison Ave ,where I learned my craft at
GINDI  816 Madison Ave @68th street.
Peggy Mellon , Mrs Charles Revson (Lynn) and Mrs Kissinger ( Nancy) graced the Avenue on occasion and bought from the merchants direct , not on line or through their housekeepers.
The Ave has changed but the beautiful windows still bring a spec…

I LIGHT YOU GALLERIA J. ANTONIO

Move, Think, Rejoice----   Galleria J.Antonio  has been filled with things to do this spring.
I think the longer I am in retail the more enjoyable- the job becomes.
Here is some of the magic moments that happen around here



I had a young man who wanted to buy a Galleria J. Antonio- watch , he googled , my brand right in front of me .
"I probably can get this on Amazon.com cheaper.  If I can ,will you match the price????
.  I just looked at him and smiled " sure , I think you can find this watch on " Chutzpa.com"
Of course the site exists , but, my watch is only available here-not Goggle"
Perhaps I could make lots more money , but, for now I just love the Internet moves.

April 6th -Jesus and I attended SEDAR dinner at Andrea Rochelle's rooftop on York Ave.  Of the 80 people  who attended- we hit it off with a young couple that had just moved to New York .   He said he grew up in a house of hearing impaired parents and when he got to school he thought every…