On Preppies: A Look Back

In January of 1979, Nelson W. Aldrich, Jr., perhaps the original and definitely one of the more articulate writers to discuss the culture of Old Money, penned a piece for The Atlantic Monthly. It was entitled, “Preppies: The Last Upper Class?” The article covers clothing, attitudes, and education, among other topics. I found the section … More On Preppies: A Look Back

Old Money, No Code

In recent months, I’ve noticed that ‘traditional American values’ and ‘the preservation of our culture’ are being referred to in political discussions more often than I think is appropriate. I’m sensitive to it because  the focus of this blog revolves around the Core Values of Old Money that I talk about in The Old Money … More Old Money, No Code