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A gift Parents: If you don’t make this one thing a priority, your kids are screwed Booze at a kids party? The key to your health… Be antifragile
A gift

A gift

Today is my birthday. I am 45 years old . My gift to myself is to only focus on the positive for the whole day. This is not always easy…. Read more »

Parents: If you don’t make this one thing a priority, your kids are screwed

Parents: If you don’t make this one thing a priority, your kids are screwed

I flew back to Panama from Washington DC on Saturday and sat in business class next to this very attractive, buttoned up, wicked smart college student. I’m usually a bury-my-head… Read more »

Booze at a kids party?

Booze at a kids party?

So, disaster has been avoided. The government is open and the debt ceiling has been raised…again. Break out the champagne right? Obviously this is sarcastic.  But there is actually some… Read more »

The key to your health… Be antifragile

The key to your health… Be antifragile

Turkey vultures sunning their wings. Grey clouds. Garbage. Putrid mud. Trees growing through the roof. A decaying building. Just an all around vision of apocalyptic nastiness I pass by each… Read more »

When Goldman advises clients to do something, do the opposite

When Goldman advises clients to do something, do the opposite

  Zero Hedge reports that Goldman Sachs is apparently telling its clients to sell gold today. “Gold is a ‘slam dunk’ sell for next year because the U.S. economy will… Read more »

Reflections from a Father and His TCK Daughter

Reflections from a Father and His TCK Daughter

I tried to raise two third-culture kids.  I failed, but I think this is a good thing. When I grew up my family did a lot of traveling.   My father… Read more »

The family that lives here is happier than you are

The family that lives here is happier than you are

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Prophets, Nomads, Heroes and Artists

Prophets, Nomads, Heroes and Artists

William Strauss and Neil Howe wrote a book called The Fourth Turning back in the ‘90s that has enjoyed a lot of renewed popularity recently. The two authors proposed a… Read more »

The end of the world as we know it

The end of the world as we know it

Let’s be clear about one thing… The end of the world as we know it, is not the end of the world. There are a million things you can do… Read more »

The future is behind us.

The future is behind us.

Most of what I learned in college has left me.  But there are two linguistic facts that have always stayed.  To this day, I think of them often. I remember… Read more »

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