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

And Now a Word from The President…

I recently received an email from one of our readers containing the link below. (Thank you, Elise.) The article, first published in The Atlantic in August of 1894, warrants the reprinting by the magazine…and the rereading by all of us. President Theodore Roosevelt is the author, and his message is important and timeless. Still, we … More And Now a Word from The President…

Old Money – Public Service

Whether they’re fire-brand conservatives or bleeding-heart liberals, the tradition of public service is a strong one with Old Money Guys. Here are just a few who eschewed the comfortable, quiet life of inherited wealth and went, once more, unto the breach. William F. Buckley, conservative political commentator and author. Edward Kennedy, Democrat, United States Senator. … More Old Money – Public Service