What If???

My grandson Charlie a teenager, was taking the train to New York City from Connecticut.   My immediate reaction was, What if he gets lost? What if he can’t  find his friends?  What if he misses the train?  What if….?  What if….?

What if……?  My husbands least favorite words.  What if this….?   What if that…….?”  And […]

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 Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I’m a huge sports nut—-football, baseball & hoops—but that my teams, the Mets, Giants & Knicks, basically stink. I’m not a Yankee fan (if fact I might be considered a Yankee hater) but I’ve been following the ARod drama closely. It’s […]

Lessons Learned From Failure

One of my friends recently decided to take an examination to qualify for a professional license. While he had been practicing for many years legally without the license he felt it would help his credibility by passing the test. He took the test with little preparation assuming his knowledge and experience would get him […]

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Happy New Year


As we approach the obvious beginning of 2014 people everywhere are making all sorts of promises to themselves, commonly called New Year resolutions. Lose weight, save money, be a better person (whatever that means) , be more loving, be nicer, get a better job; the choices are infinite and since the commitment is primarily […]

By |December 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|2 Comments|



My wife has been after me (need I say nagging) to start blogging. Her argument is that I have lots of diversified interests (politics, sports, food, wine, family business, small business, restaurants) and experience (CPA, partner in charge of hospitality group & family business practice @ national firm, Chairman of 501(C)3 for Family […]

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