Your response to the release of my latest book, “Old Money, New Woman: How To Manage Your Money and Your Life” has been heartwarming and inspiring. Thank you. I hope you all find the book a great read. I’m always honored and often humbled when I receive notes from readers who not only enjoy my … More Old Money, New Woman: Appreciation
I’m proud to announce that “Old Money, New Woman: How To Manage Your Money and Your Life” is now available for pre-order through Amazon for a February 1 delivery date. Thank you for your patience. The book took much longer than expected to complete, but, it turned out to be some much more than I … More Old Money, New Woman…Now Available!
I like to think of myself as traditional, but in a balanced, fairly open-minded kind of way. But when I received a text from a friend recently with photos, I found myself more than a little shocked. Perhaps it’s living in Paris for the past two years and seeing children actually being children–without makeup, without … More Is This Inappropriate To Anyone Besides Me?
Once upon a time, a prince was asked to explain how he came to be so wise. As members of his court fell silent and attentive, the prince thought for a moment, and then shared this story: “I was a very undisciplined as a child, easily distracted and soft of character. My father saw this, … More The Sentry
Every so often, I’ll meet someone and the conversation drifts to what I do for a living. When I explain The Old Money Book and what it’s about, The Question arises in one form or another: “So what can I do to be more like Old Money?” In response, I generally run through the Greatest … More Old Money, Pet Peeves
It may be like spitting on a forest fire this holiday season to avoid the consumer/gift/holiday shopping traps that marketing and social expectations heap on us. All I can say about this is to be aware of the persuasive impact of advertising, be reasonable in your gift purchases, and make sure to buttress the consumerism … More Your Christmas Gift This Year
Hi Byron, Enjoyed talking with you last week about young people and free time. I’ll share my thoughts. I don’t know if they’re relevant or helpful, but do with them as you wish. I enjoyed a comfortable and predictable childhood in Maryland. My parents didn’t have any emotional problems, didn’t beat me, and pretty much … More Mind The Gap