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Lock 'Em Up!

The following is an editorial submitted for the July 17, 2020 issue of The Greenwich Sentinel. There have been a few bright spots in this...

Being Corona-considerate

The following was published as an editorial in the July 10 issue of The Greenwich Sentinel. This week witnessed two incredibly welcome...

No Time

There is a lot to write about these days: the COVI-19 pandemic; a hyper-partisan and contentious Congress; activist courts; a capricious...

Father's Day -- An Editorial

The following is an editorial I wrote for this week's issue of our local newspaper, The Greenwich Sentinel, on whose editorial board I...

Anger Harms the Angered

My mother used to say, “There’s no grudge like an Irish grudge.” As my family is pretty much 100% Irish, I grew up observing that adage...

Clear and Present Danger

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we are facing an existential threat to the future of our representative democracy. But contrary to the media...

In Thanksgiving

‘Tis the season once again to celebrate and be grateful for our many blessings, from family and friends to the historic freedoms we...

In Debt to a Traitor

July 4, 2019 Our celebration this week of the birth of our nation will include public readings of the Declaration of Independence,...

Focus and Trust

Trust renders real the inconceivable. Most of us will at times (possibly multiple times) find ourselves in situations of great anxiety...

One Trustee's Dilemma, Part 2

In March of this year I wrote an article entitled “One Trustee’s Dilemma Solved.” It told the story of a hedge fund manager, Rod Paulson,...

One Trustee's Dilemma Solved

(Originally published on LinkedIn on March 6, 2019) Northway Wealth Advisors (www.northwaywealth.com) is an independent provider of...

Remembering Jimmy

I’ve been told that in some faith traditions, the act of remembering a person keeps them truly present in one’s life. (Originally...

The Great Trust Fall

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on May 24, 2019) I recently was asked to participate in a senior executive level panel...

A Tale in Two Volumes

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on April 25, 2019) I am tired of being told what to think. So, when the Mueller Report came...

Crisis in Faith

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on April 18, 2019) I am a Roman Catholic, meaning a Christian in the western (Roman) tradition....

Good Governance

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on February 16, 2019) I recently attended a wealth industry conference on family governance. ...

One Another

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on January 1, 2019) It has become common practice when beginning a new year to make...

Leadership in Crisis

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on October 13, 2018) The past few days, weeks and months have been very difficult for those of...

Fear and Hubris

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on June 2, 2018) Ever since graduating college with a degree in government, I’ve observed with...