Throughout the long and sometimes arduous process of writing, revising, assembling, and editing Old Money, New Woman, I was reminded of a key lesson I’ve learned in life…that I keep on learning. It is this: in order to minimize regrets, always do your best. Every time I was tempted to utter the words ‘good enough’, … More Lessons Learned
I received an email recently from a young man in Chicago. It reads, in part, as follows: I landed my dream job, right out of college. I’d just sprung for a new wardrobe, a new apartment, and a new (used) car. Still dealing with the student debt. I was really, really excited until, six weeks … More Old Money and Integrity
I wanted to say thank you to everyone who purchased the book and wrote a review for Old Money, New Woman on Amazon. The flood of contributions have had unintended consequences, however. Amazon detected (or their algorithm detected) an unusual amount of reviews coming in and blocked publication of the reviews. I contacted Amazon about … More A Note of Thanks, Again
I was recently discussing the etymology of certain words with a French friend. We bounced back and forth between the English meaning I wanted to express and searched for the French word that most accurately communicated it. We discussed the concept of doing what was ‘right’, and then discussed the distinctions–and translations–for what was ‘correct’, … More Ticket to Ride
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!
In tandem with the release of Old Money, New Woman, we’re marking the birthdays of great women in history with a brief note, and enduring appreciation for their contributions. I’ve mentioned novelist and Old Money Gal Edith Wharton in previous posts. She deserves another nod today. Happy Birthday, Ms. Wharton. Born to privilege, Edith Wharton … More Exemplars – Edith Wharton