Yesterday, we dropped off our son at college. Having done this a few times, I feel that we have a system well in place. The move went very smoothly, and it was great to see his new room and meet some of his suite-mates. As is our tradition, Mrs. T. and I afterwards went out
During a trip abroad, at the end, all you truly have is your family. And, you’re grateful. I will explain below. On our last full day in Italy, Saturday, we walk a great deal on ancient cobblestones and past structures and monuments that are both richly detailed and towering. We visit some museums. The DaVinci
There is a certain ominous tone to Day 5 of Backroads cycling trips: the most challenging course is on the docket. That means, should you choose it on our trip, a 42-mile ride with 4,400′ of uphill climbing. A day of suffering and potential exhilaration. On the route, there is a four-mile long hill with
We are at the tail end of a family bicycling trip in Tuscany, and it has been a challenging and rewarding trip. Florence was our point of departure, and it was beautiful. We are on another trip for families via Backroads and are having a great time. The Backroads leaders are again great, and we
My first job out of college ended up being a huge mistake. But, I recovered and took with me some lessons learned. Back in the Roaring 1980s, the hottest investment bank was Wasserstein Perella. The founders started a new M&A firm and proceeded to cherry pick very successful partners from other firms. A roster of
With heavy rain coming, a family sub-group is at the Boston Museum of Science. We wanted to see the new space exhibit. Also, I didn’t want to sit around the house. The exhibit was extremely interesting and well worth it. My favorite part was a satellite video of the earth, flashed onto a large screen.