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Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, I spent 40 years as an entrepreneur building, owning and operating 20 successful restaurants in the US and Canada. Now I have sold them all and spend my time writing and playing chamber music. Once I measured success in dollars. Today's metrics are getting a smile out of the reader. If they finish reading and gasp "Right on baby. That's exactly the way it is !" then I've scored big time.


YOU GOTTA LOVE THOSE OLD MUSLIMS You can’t stop learning from your travels: Even if it’s uncomfortable. Visiting Turkmenistan we confronted Abu bin Abdul, a ragtag Muslim chauvinist with few good words for Western culture. According to his interpretation of history, “Absent the Muslim and Eastern World, Europe would have […]