Film Festival News: Austin Film Festival Second Rounder

I just wanted to share the latest news on the film front. Our French Thriller screenplay was included in the Second Rounder nominations for this year’s Austin Film Festival. We’re honored and excited to have the script receive such recognition from our peers in the industry. I’ll keep you posted as things progress. Thanks again … More Film Festival News: Austin Film Festival Second Rounder

Paradise Lost: Service in the Post Pandemic World

I am the first to admit that I live in a ‘bubble’, privileged, fortunate, and removed from many of life’s troubles, much of its harsher realities, and a lot of its drama. I reside in Paris. I’m healthy. I do work that is meaningful to me. I’m financially independent. I come and go as I … More Paradise Lost: Service in the Post Pandemic World

Recommendations Update: The Rolex Dilemma

My apologies for the gap in posting. A series of out-of-town guests, numerous work projects, and a short trip to Nantes have interrupted the usual workflow. Our foreign correspondent David was in Paris recently. We had a coffee at the cafe across the street from my office and discussed all manner of things: solutions to … More Recommendations Update: The Rolex Dilemma

How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman!

Just a quick note in the middle of a busy week… Thank you very much for your support of the new book, “How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman!” Sales have been brisk, and reviews are already starting to come in on Amazon. But please feel free to add your two-cents worth. Write your own … More How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman!

In Defense of Red Pants

I have a complicated relationship with Tatler magazine, the British magazine that breathlessly chronicles the latest goings-on of the royals, high society, and well-heeled wanna-be’s. On the one hand, they have published some interesting articles on how to raise children in an affluent environment, estate planning, and other more grounded subject matter. On the other … More In Defense of Red Pants

New Book – Available Now!

Hello, everyone. I’m very excited to announce that my latest book “How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman!” is now on sale at Amazon. Here’s the link to the ebook. Here’s the link to the paperback… There is one caveat, however: the title is a little deceptive. Yes, this book will help readers become more … More New Book – Available Now!

Vendor Update: Online Privacy

A month or two ago, one of our members offered up Delete Me dot com (https://joindeleteme.com/) as a tool to enhance an individual’s privacy by removing personal data found (and sold) online. Initially, I wasn’t as concerned as I should have been about online privacy. My wife and I have moved abroad. We don’t own … More Vendor Update: Online Privacy

The Late, Great Back To School Wardrobe List

Thank you all for your patience and support. Fear not, all is well, and I am back in the saddle. I am late with my traditional back to school wardrobe list, but good information is good information, regardless of its delivery date. Before we get into the actual articles of clothing, I did want to … More The Late, Great Back To School Wardrobe List