In response to a recent inquiry from Demetrius, one of our regular readers, I want to comment on what other Old Money Guys and Gals have shared with me about their choices regarding their wristwatches. I also want to share what I’ve seen in the past year since I’ve lived in Europe. While it’s unwise … More Old Money Choices: The Timepiece
While I delicately sipped coffee, stumbled blindly through French lessons, and leisurely window-shopped the streets of Paris this summer, Old Money Gal Number One (my wife) threw on a backpack and walked purposefully and relentlessly across southern France and the north of Spain. She did the Camino de Santiago, the Way of St. James, a … More The Camino de Santiago
“I don’t care for tattoos. I don’t care for a lot of things that simply adorn the surface.” – R.T., New Haven, CT.
John F. Kennedy, Jr. November 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999
The rumpled, wrinkled, and reliable seersucker suit.
Readers of this blog have mentioned more than a few times that they’d like to know more about issues that relate to Old Money culture and raising children, specifically how and when to talk to them about money. I’ll put myself immediately in the position of Armchair Quarterback here: my wife and I don’t have … More Old Money Children: The Conversations
As a few of you know, my wife and I are living in Paris at present, and the city is never in short supply of mind-boggling art and architecture, and fascinating people. It’s been a rich experience for which we feel fortunate and grateful. Generally, I’d say that most Parisians we’ve encountered have exhibited many … More Old Money Abroad: The Parisian Dinner Party
On this Independence Day, I think it’s necessary to acknowledge the increased polarization of our political discourse, both in our bodies of government and in our media. It’s an obvious phenomenon that has been commented on frequently (even on this blog. But I think more needs to be said. ) What’s less discussed is the … More News You Can Use