Fashion journalists Cathy Horyn and Suzy Menkes were there, notepads out.
Cathy Corison: I fell in love with wine when I was 19, studying biology at Pomona College, 40 years ago.
But Robert Hirschhorn of Cathy E. Bennett & Associates, near Dallas, says just the opposite.
On opening day, Cathy Grier, aka “NYC Subway Girl,” sang a Janis Joplin song in the lobby.
Janet Napolitano, Jane Harman, Cathy Lanier and Atifete Jahjaga discuss why women should play an even bigger part.
Cathy, who was sitting at the other end of the dining room table reading, looked up and laughed.
Cathy tossed her head, giving her pony tail a little exercise.
"Oh, that's Wyngates," said Cathy, pulling herself up the bank with her hands full of treasures.
"Make Jerry stop being so aggravating," Cathy begged her mother.
So far our hoax had answered admirably, and Cathy and I retired upstairs after breakfast in fits of delighted laughter.