Last night, I went to see Hillsong United, who were in town on their U.S. tour. It was so awesome to be up front, right near the stage, jumping, singing and dancing (for only $40, I might add). A key part of the evening happened actually before they started the music. A few of the
A meeting last week sticks out in my mind. A memory about grit and hope. It was with a friend who is recovering from a massive stroke and heart attack. He was in a coma for a month. He was CEO of one of my investments many years ago. He is extremely wealthy, at one
Here’s a video of U2 singing “New Year’s Day.” It’s from their “War” album tour, which put them on the map. I listened to this song a great deal when it came out. Plaintive and powerful. The song is about Poland’s Solidarity movement, which fought hard during the Cold War to promote human rights and
A white-knuckle drive through a snow storm. Car accidents. A winter wonderland. The Yale Whiffenpoofs. That was a day in my life. I went back for my college’s annual alumni assembly. It was my first time to this event, as I was asked only recently to represent my class. Man, what a tough drive over.
That summer, I was in high school. I was taking summer classes in Cambridge, MA. I was away from home for three months. It was a blast. It also was a summer of many firsts. Away from home, it was a great experience to be independent. Taking classes, working on the student newspaper, and meeting
I stumbled upon the video above while surfing the Internet last night. It is The Sundays’ cover version of “Wild Horses.” I played it, and it instantly took me back 20 years to a May afternoon. I was in my apartment, about to finish my job and readying to start business school. There are a