Category: "Personal Notes"

Gendron's high-end watch repair and service

Every once in a while, I do business with a company which I find to be worthy of mention and recommendation.  I've found such a company in Gendron's Watch Repair, based in West Warwick, RI. I have a couple of high-end watches, including one of my prize… more »

Today's parenting lesson: couscous

Do not offer a 3-year old a dinner including couscous unless you have a very good -- and fully charged -- dustbuster. more »

Leadership Program of the Rockies 2011 Annual Retreat

As I do each year, I'd like to offer my strongest encouragement for all supporters of liberty, free markets, and clear thinking -- and those who just enjoy a great event with stimulating discussion and good food and drink -- to attend this year's… more »

Selling my Martin-Logan SL3 speakers

For those of you who, unlike me, are allowed to have fairly large stereo speakers on the floor in a room of your house, I offer, with some sadness, my Martin-Logan SL3 stereo loudspeakers. See pictures below! Asking $1600 They're among the best speak… more »

Don Boudreaux: Don't confuse pro-business with pro-growth

Here's a must-read piece by George Mason University economist (and my friend) Don Boudreaux on why Americans, including President Obama, should not confuse "pro-business" policies with pro-growth policies:… more »

From the mouths of babes

Two conversations with my children on Monday night. With my 3-year old son who is sitting in the back seat of the car as I drive him home from preschool: Son: Dad, I have a big bugger. Me:  What are you going to do with it? Son: I want to wipe it on… more »

My New Years Resolutions

Happy 2011 to all my friends and readers.  There’s an old tradition of making “resolutions” for the New Year and although I usually skip that particular step in the festivities, this year I’m thinking of a few things I want to be… more »

Less Intense Monday: Spectacular images of the power of nature

Due to the fact that I have a Sunday evening radio show, I’m going to move toward less demanding blogging for Mondays (since I generally write a blog note the night before it’s published.)  Instead, for Mondays, I’ll aim to guide you… more »

Merry Christmas

To all of my friends and readers who celebrate today’s holiday, I, your not-too-religious Jewish columnist, wish you the merriest possible Christmas. SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'Merry Christmas',… more »

Happy Thanksgiving

On this Thanksgiving day, I’m thankful for my family, for being mostly healthy, and for living in the greatest country in the world while hoping to help return it to a place of more freedom rather than less, more self-determination rather than… more »
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