Dungeons & Dragons Then and Now

Dungeons & Dragons Then and Now

This fantastic New Yorker article, The Uncanny Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons, came out literally a week after my son’s 13th birthday where he hosted a Dungeons and Dragons party at our house for 5 of his best friends. I’ve played D&D since I was ten. I...
Good News, Siren Song, or ClickBait?

Good News, Siren Song, or ClickBait?

The writing has been on the wall for the last week, but with today’s (October 31, 2017) 1:00 p.m. closing, the S&P 500 Index has just experienced its longest monthly positive total return winning streak since 1950! To give you a sense of how long ago 1950 was,...
A Box Full of Surprises!

A Box Full of Surprises!

The last full week of October was a box full of surprises. First, U.S. economic growth exceeded expectations. The devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria was widely expected to stifle U.S. quarterly growth, according to NPR. The Atlanta Federal...
Know What Can Be Really Scary? Warehouse Clubs.

Know What Can Be Really Scary? Warehouse Clubs.

Like horror flick fodder (extras and co-stars who ignore their gut instincts and venture into places they shouldn’t), people go into warehouse clubs thinking they’ll be able to buy just the items they need and escape without serious injury to their budgets. In...
Finding and Sustaining Real Love

Finding and Sustaining Real Love

Sharon Salzberg is one of my favorite modern Buddhist teachers. She has written a number of books on Insight, Love and Happiness – all areas I find critical to a life well-lived. Drake Baer of Thrive Global interviewed her HERE for her last book, Real Love: The Art of...