Old Money: In Their Own Words

I recently had coffee here in Paris with “David”, a long time Member of the Tribe and contributor of frequent, eloquent comments here on the blog. This conversation, like our previous ones, ran rampant from subject to subject: current events, culture, our respective work projects, the privileges (and pains) of flying on Air France (too) … More Old Money: In Their Own Words

Old Money: In Their Own Words

Hello, Byron. I read your post on school uniforms. I want to contribute my thoughts on the subject, as I think it’s an important issue in the country right now. I’ll be vague with my recollections because it would be easy for somebody to put a couple of details together and know where I went … More Old Money: In Their Own Words

Old Money and The School Uniform

I recently received an email from a young lady, a high school sophomore, asking for help in assembling a timeless, classic wardrobe. I was impressed with her foresight, and with her family’s intelligent choices: she implied that they lived modestly among middle class families, in spite of having a substantial net worth. She was weary … More Old Money and The School Uniform