The Old Money Guide To Marriage – New Look

Happy Valentine’s Day! We’ve revamped the cover–and added a couple of photos to the interior–of The Old Money Guide To Marriage. I wanted to let you know about it, in case you or someone you know is in the process of dating, walking down the aisle, or anywhere in between. It’s a great reference tool–and … More The Old Money Guide To Marriage – New Look

The Guest Requirements

A recent conversation with a Parisian grande dame was enlightening. She frequently hosts Parisian soirees that include a train-wreck of guests from all walks of life. The list of attendees runs from the owner of the local tabac who has had two books of poetry published to the odd French government minister with an artist … More The Guest Requirements

Now on Sale: ‘Old Money Style – The Gentleman’s Edition’

I’m very happy to announce the publication of the latest Old Money title, “Old Money Style – The Gentleman’s Edition”.  The book is available three formats: in hardback, with color photos; in paperback, with black and white photos, and as an ebook, with black and white photos. Just click HERE to order your copy today. … More Now on Sale: ‘Old Money Style – The Gentleman’s Edition’

Parisian Parenting: The Basics

After 3 years of living here in Paris, I’ve begun to pick up on some of the more obscure but fascinating details of this unique culture. Parenting is a prime example, and I may have discussed it here before. I know I’ve discussed it with French and American friends at length. The overall behavior and … More Parisian Parenting: The Basics

The Job Description

“We’ve seen it all. Nothing lasts forever. My ancestors weren’t slaughtered because they treated people fairly on a daily basis and were generous on a few occasions. It doesn’t sound like much, but the way some people were treated was awful. They say that’s what happens when the ‘worm turns’? No, that’s what happens when … More The Job Description

It's Not Just a River in Egypt

One of the most dangerous things in life is denial: to be presented with facts, evidence, or a set of circumstances and choose to refute them or ignore them. This is the enemy of progress and growth. The parasite that feeds on reason. The opposite of awareness. The abdication of responsibility. The accelerant of disaster. … More It's Not Just a River in Egypt