Month: February 2014
Nothing New, Thank You Very Much
St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire
How Old Money Lives
In The Old Money Book, I detail the values, priorities, and habits of individuals and families who’ve enjoyed wealth and privilege for three generations or more. Not by accident, the book begins with Old Money Values. If you don’t know what’s important–to you or someone else–mimicking certain behaviors will be a short-lived endeavor with hit-or-miss … More How Old Money Lives
Keeping It Together: Old Money & Marriage
Romance is great. Passion is wonderful. Falling in love is an incredible experience. Being in love and still married ten years later is a rarity. Discussion of divorce and marital bliss, the causes and the effects, the contributing factors and the unknowable variables, are a staple of conversation among academics heavy with research, astrologers quick … More Keeping It Together: Old Money & Marriage
Penny For Your Thoughts…?
Photo from An Affordable Wardrobe.
Finding Your Library
Many people I talk to are embracing the Old Money philosophy and way of life and letting go of the work-to-spend/constantly-in-motion/vicious consumer cycle that has dominated American culture for the last 75 years. They’ve ditched the shopping mall for a hiking trail, turned off the television–or started watching PBS–and have opted out of social media in … More Finding Your Library