Tag Archives: the wealthy

The Rich Are Different

When F. Scott Fitzgerald said…the rich are different from you and me, he wasn’t kidding, seeming to occupy a different planet than the rest of us. Who are the rest of us? We the people who live nicely though modestly, … Continue reading

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Entitlement Syndrome

I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s an art to talk to other people and I don’t mean conversationally. I’m referring to tone and attitude toward others when we’re verbally communicating. I love the way my friend Jed always learns … Continue reading

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Ascetically Speaking

This isn’t about monks or whirling dervishes, it’s about me living in the wealthiest section of New York City. There was a lady jogging along Park Avenue while her limo followed behind. It got me thinking. All around me live … Continue reading

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