Month: March 2015

Vive Le Difference!

PACKING FOR A TRIP My active business life has spanned over fifty years, and most of that time I traveled extensively. For many years I would leave home on Monday, and return the following Friday. I drove and flew a ton of miles and my packing routine never […]


My drinking days ended in 1986. I’ve always said that I really worked hard at drinking, and got all of it done before the age of fifty. I may not drink, but I can still appreciate wine, beer and whiskey in a non-participatory sense. I guess this form […]

Burson on Books

I’m going to indulge in a little shameless self-promotion and present a conversational video between Chip Burson and me filmed for his Southern Authors series, Burson on Books. Chip is a writer, editor, story-teller, interviewer, and performance artist, and was gracious enough to include me on his show. […]

A New England Winter Day

My friends Phil and Alice Hayen live in historic Concord, Massachusetts. Yes, that Concord—the one with the bridge made famous in 1775. Concord is also the home of Henry David Thoreau and Walden Pond, along with that of Ralph Waldo Emerson. There is enough history within walking distance […]