Posts Tagged ‘Karen Duffy’

The Upside of Having Your
Life Turned Upside Down

Karen Duffy writes about living with chronic pain. ℘℘℘ There is pain that hurts you and pain that changes you. Pain is a survival mechanism; it’s a signal that you need to pay attention to what is causing you harm – pull your hand away from the hot stove; jump back from the prickly cactus.Read more..

What Are You Like? Karen Duffy

A model, actress and author, Karen Duffy was born in New York City and raised in Park Ridge, New Jersey. She graduated from University of Colorado with a degree in recreational therapy, and in 1989 she began modeling in television commercials. She became a video jockey for MTV in the early 1990s, going by theRead more..

A Night to Remember

Irish America magazine’s Top 100 awards ceremony. ℘℘℘ Of all our Top 100 awards ceremonies, this year’s was perhaps the most moving as we celebrated real heroes. Irish American of the Year, Dr. Jerri Nielsen, who battled breast cancer while stationed at the South Pole, movingly contrasted the community of survivors she lived with atRead more..

Roots: Duffy,
Duhig, Dowey and Doohey

The surname Duffy, the anglicized form of O’Dubhthaigh, is a personal name derived from the Gaelic word dubh, meaning black or swarthy. While the name is widespread throughout Ireland in different forms, the original homeland of the Duffy clan was Monaghan. Duffy appears most often in the 18th century list of clergy compiled for thatRead more..

New and Noteworthy

Actress, model and former MTV VJ, and Irish America Top 100 honoree Karen Duffy, better known as Duff, can now add author to her list of accomplishments with her new book Model Patient: MY Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass. Pretty impressive, when you consider that for the past five years she has been battling aRead more..