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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...

All Enemies, Foreign & Domestic

(First Published in The Greenwich Sentinel on May 18. 2018) Article VI of the US Constitution states that all legislators, executive and...

The New Oppocracy

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on May 4, 2018) In the North Country, where I come from, there is a saying: “We have four...

Police State

(First published in The Greenwich Sentinel on April 13, 2018) From time to time, I get worked up enough about an issue or a topic to...

Hang In There Nutmeggers!

Much has been written about the sorry state of the State of Connecticut and the worrisome exodus of wealthy individuals and companies to...

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. The word "remember"...

I've Got a Guy ...

The world needs fewer politicians and more good, competent, honest auto mechanics. We own a ten-year-old, imported car/truck SUV that I...

Enemy of my Enemy

Published February 2, 2018 Like many, my family and I watched both the president’s State of the Union address and the Democratic response...

Time For Some Beers

Published January 26, 2018 Just when you think the Washington political circus could not get more dysfunctional, we get a weekend...

This I Resolve ...

January 2018 Welcome to 2018. Like many, I have made some new year’s resolutions. I thought I would share one with you. I resolve not to...

Cold

December 2017 It can be cold in Judea in wintertime. A young girl sits on a donkey, heavy with child. Weary from travel and troubled to...

Casey

December 2017 Readers of my Greenwich Sentinel columns will know that I enjoy writing about local individuals and interesting...

Twisted Tongues

November 2017 This country has too many lawyers. Now, as a former attorney myself, I’m certainly not suggesting we follow Shakespeare’s...

Love in Action

November 2017 “What the world needs now is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.” Who knew that Hal...

Bounty Hunting in the Digital Age

October 2017 Just when you thought (hoped?) things might be settling down in Washington, the Wild West has come to the West Wing. ...

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