Short Drive to Oblivion

They found him dead of carbon monoxide poisoning, in his running car, in the garage of vacationing friends.  “I am not a quitter.” his note concluded.  The massive police hunt for Dr. Bill ended, his estate was sued and lost, and many wondered what the hell had just happened. What follows is the true tale…

Intelligence and Happiness

The closing stanza of Thomas Gray's "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College" reads: To each his sufferings: all are men, Condemn'd alike to groan— The tender for another's pain, Th' unfeeling for his own. Yet, ah! why should they know their fate, Since sorrow never comes too late, And happiness too swiftly flies? Thought would…

Pondering Education

To see what is wrong, one needs an example of what is good and right. Using my education at St. Martins Episcopal School in Metairie as the good and right example shines a bright light on what we're doing wrong. A good education allows people to teach themselves and encourages them to do just that.…

More progress

The Hunt for Happiness: Conversations on Truth paperback proof copy is in shipment to my house for final review, the last tweaks to the e-book are in progress, and I'm in conversations with a marketing firm to help get the book in front of people.