I feel deficient in the heroic, celebrity status my ego demands. It’s neither an enviable nor horrible sensation, but there seems to be a lack of grandiosity or even significance […]
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.
I dream dreams but they often crash up against unexpected realities. In our world of “lookism” where appearance is judged important, we tend to see people in terms of their […]
TALENTED TOILET TIGERS I have seen the future of travel. It’s not exactly pretty and is going to require some kind of a hack or work around. American travelers come […]
Lefty politicians have their own vision of Utopia, and it excludes capitalists like Mr. Soichiro Fukutake. Capitalism is good, Fukutake believes, except for the fact that too many people serve […]
Atami, Japan Look away from the great, grand dramas in life. they never seem to last. Look instead to the small, the enduring rituals that last in perpetuity and add […]