You might think that there were no joys to air travel given the crush of people flying with you and the rude selfishness displayed by some of them. But you’d be wrong. My cranky quotient was already at an all time high as soon as the 4:00 a.m. alarm went off and I had to … Continue reading The Joy Of Air Travel
“Because I’m worth it.” Who could argue with the French beauty giant L’Oreal for creating that neat little catch phrase and giving us the best reason in the world to splurge on ourselves? Guilty pleasures are luxuries because they are both irresistible and unnecessary. Those splurges are typically not grand enough to lead to bankruptcy, … Continue reading LUXURY: What’s Your Weakness?
My great friend, Paul Szep is a 2 time Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist with the syndicate Creators.com. Through the years, he would often discuss freedom of the press issues with colleagues, friends and fans. “You are as free as your publisher allows you to be,” he would answer when someone asked if he could … Continue reading Courage to Criticize