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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.


The City of Putnam, Connecticut, was washed up. Like many New England textile mill towns, it once stood tall as part of America’s industrial revolution. During the 1950’s the mills moved south and then on to the Far East. Trains came no more. The waterwheels stopped and the proud, redbrick […]