A Schism at the Church of Wall Street

I’m not an economist. And, despite all evidence to the contrary – my mailbox stuffed with offers of shiny new credit cards and cutthroat rates for refinancing my home, the glossy ads in the newspaper begging me to buy a shiny HDTV today and wait two years to pay for...

Solsticity

If Autumn weren’t so lovely, we’d complain bitterly about her theft of Summer’s golden days. Her touch is, however, so subtle… and besides, she brings such an endearing dowry — jewel-ripe, gold and ruby apples; crimson sugar maples, drunk...

Passages: Paul Newman, 1925-2008

Film legend, race-car driver, popcorn impresario. Activist, philanthropist, and all around lucky guy. Paul Newman died Friday. I mention this because — as much as I’m a fan of his work on screen — I’m downright grateful that he leant his name...

I’m Not Looking at You

So… one debate down and right now — right this very moment — hundreds of thousands of folk are furiously typing millions of words on why their guy won. Me, I’d just like to make a single observation of one thing that struck me as extremely...

In Response to Reader Emails

Top five answers to your recent questions. 1) Yes, I am aware that it’s been too long since my last post. August 14th? Okay, so I wasn’t aware that it had been *that* long. Shame on me. 2) Yes, I’m well, thanks for asking. Doin’ fine. Better...

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