On Sicily’s north coast stands the 3,000 year old hill town of Taormina. It has a mongrel heritage, occupied by Phoenicians, Normans, Muslims, Romans, and Greeks. Today it is […]
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.
“When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, […]
Hangdog pessimists, White Supremacists and Evangelicals amaze me with their creativity. No matter how far fetched the situation, they can find confirmation of their self proclaimed identity in all they see. As […]
Photo:Unilad My wife, Minako, returned recently from the BMW dealership. Her experience was hygienic, businesslike and efficient. The “Dealership Visit Experience” was a study in time motion, focus group approved […]
Young or old, we all think about sex. Nubile women in skimpy wardrobes have long been an attraction for men. However, it is the problems that come with this “attraction […]