Edmund Burke Nails It

A few weeks ago, one of our readers commented on the post “Will the American Aristocracy Please Stand Up” with the passage below from Edmund Burke, circa 1791. I didn’t want to let it remain in the comments section and risk it not being read by all. It’s extraordinary. Steve, thank you. Everyone, enjoy… “To … More Edmund Burke Nails It

A Formula for Calm

I had a phone conversation last week with a friend in Virginia. I was particularly irritated by some delays in getting the new book published. After grumbling and growling for a few minutes, I apologized and steered things back to happier topics. Toward the end of the call, my friend ventured a toe into the … More A Formula for Calm

Mind The Gap

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