Designer Hotels On A Budget

Back in the 70’s and 80’s, being in the top 1% meant an income of $200,000 and more. In these times and if you have a family, that income can leave us feeling barely middle class. Just figuring in the cost of healthcare, housing and education alone leaves us with far less in our holiday kitty.…

There’s not much you can’t do in Newport, Rhode Island!

Long considered the playground of the rich and famous. Newport, Rhode Island has far more than a storied party past to its name. Home to America’s first Synagogue, past home to the Navy, site of Rochambeau’s landing to help America win independence during the American Revolution, summer home to those whose wealth one can’t even…

Where Our Health Care Fails

In some ways I may be a special case but many can relate to relentless battles with our healthcare providers. The refusal to allow drugs we need simply because of expense, regardless of necessity, is something insurance companies inevitably turn down without foresight. Medical providers make a paltry effort on our behalf to appeal insurance…

When You Think You Can’t, You Can.

Ever wish you could buy an island and escape from it all? How about owning an exotic villa on a tropical island? Well maybe those aren’t realities unless you also own a personal jet but you can have the experience for a week in Koh Samui, the third largest island in Thailand. Samujana, an enclave…

Fearlessly Navigating Freezing

We’ve handled stylin’ in boots that can hold up to the elements, but what about  the rest of our body. Spending two years barely 30 miles from the Canadian border taught me a trick or two and much to my father’s disbelief, I really did learn something in college beside pool hustling; I learned how…