Category: "Personal Notes"

2011 LPR Annual Retreat recap

The 2011 Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat was such a stunningly good event that I don't know how Shari Williams, Crystal Bouziden, and Debbie Brown will surpass themselves next year.  They deserve (and have) the thanks of the roughly 700… more »

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 »
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