Tag Archives: Christmas

Simple Gifts

I spent most of this past week in New York City, attending our semi-annual family gatherings. I love New York at Christmas time. The bustling crowds, Salvation Army bells, and the smell of hot chestnuts wafting up from the streets … Continue reading

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Breaking Trail

The New Year is almost here and with it comes hopes for fresh resolutions and improvements in our ways of being and communicating with those we love. During a conversation with one of my sons a few nights before Christmas, … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Wealth

I wrote the following for a New York Times Op Ed piece, but since they didn’t publish it, I want to share it with you, my weekly readers: According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, wealthy households with incomes over $200,000 … Continue reading

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