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

Old Money, New Woman – Exemplar Shirley Chisholm

Every few weeks, I’m highlighting the lives of exemplary women as a part of the release of my new book ‘Old Money, New Woman’. Today marks the birthday of the late Shirley Chisholm, a New York City native who committed her life to public service. Her┬ámemorable quotes include, “Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to … More Old Money, New Woman – Exemplar Shirley Chisholm

Personal Safety

As many of you know, the latest Old Money book ‘Old Money, New Woman’ will be available soon. In it, I covered a multitude of subjects: how to look at your life objectively in order to see where you are and more effectively determine where you’re going and how to get there; how to implement … More Personal Safety

Dispatches from Paris

It’s been an eventful few weeks here in Paris, so I thought I’d indulge in a Parisian recap of sorts. 1. As many of you are aware, France won the World Cup. Soccer (football) fans around the city were glued to cafe televisions during the process, with crowds spilling onto sidewalks and streets when the … More Dispatches from Paris

Look What I Can Do

Life gives you a body, always young and often strong; You revel in shoulders stretched broad and legs striding so long. You run like the wind, intoxicated with the new, You flex and proclaim, Look what I can do! But little attention is paid to that Constant Twin clad in grey Who matches step for … More Look What I Can Do