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“There were much of the beautiful, much of the wanton, much of the bizarre, something of the terrible, and not a little of that which might have excited disgust.” – The Masque of the Red Death, Poe I love horror. Horror movies, ghost stories, thrillers, there’s almost nothing so voluptuous as the sensation of terror. I love..

If this shot of a woman drinking tea in the ruins of her home during WW2  could adequately stand in for your current mood, and/or if this is how you frequently feel at work–you, shell-shocked and exhausted, trying to remain calm, dammit–       then you should seriously consider attending one of my September..

I was recently invited to contribute to this article, debating the pros and cons of attending college, given the potentially life-crushing debt load. I suppose my answer was a qualified “…kinda.” College can be immensely rewarding and life-changing if the student commits to the process, to challenging herself, to stepping outside of her previous intellectual..

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.”- H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) Despite being a voracious reader, it’s only been in the past year or so, that I discovered the works of H.P. Lovecraft. I have no good excuse as to why it took so long, since once I experienced his wonderfully old-fashioned creepiness,..

A friend–and occasional client–of mine recently posted this online: “I always love to be asked if I can use WestLaw or other types of computerized legal research because of my age..I can, frankly, research anything. I have done it before & will continue to…next question was: and, you don’t find computers or apps complicated? I..

I was lucky enough to be interviewed by my friend Jim Gold (@jiltedjournos) for a MoneyTalksNews piece about how one could position themselves to best achieve their goals in 2016. It may seem late in the game to make 2016 your best year yet…but change is a commitment, and process.  Change takes time.  Here’s the piece: 5..