Tag Archives: Perspectives

January 03

Why I love to travel

August 05

Looking Up, Looking Down

July 14

What if there was no social media…..

March 12

Who is I?

January 22

The Things Dogs Teach Us

Originally posted on Nicole's Narratives:
Dogs really are “man’s best friend.” I’ve grown up with them and I’m confident in saying that dogs teach us some of the greatest life lessons. PUPPIES ARE LIKE BABIES Babies wet their dippers. Puppies wet the carpet. Babies spit up food. Puppies spit up whatever it was they…

January 11

R.I.P. Colonel William Goldsmith [1938-2015]

It is with regret that I announce the passing of my father, Colonel William Goldsmith, after a long battle with cancer. A veteran of the Army and Air Force and conflicts including Vietnam, Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom, Colonel Goldsmith’s greatest work was found in his writing and unique brand of humor. In lieu […]

January 05

Quote of the Day

“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live […]

January 01

The Year That Will Be 2015

It is a bit past midnight. The girls and I are cuddled up watching Ryan Seacrest in Time Square. The dogs are snoring in a dogpile with the blankets we draped around them. SF is alive with drunk revelers in the Mission, fireworks along the Embarcadero, and cheering gay boys in the Castro. I love New […]

December 31

The Year That Was 2014

This post is dedicated to my college roommate Vaughn Shain Alexander.  2014 was a year of extremes. I traveled to the World Cup in Brazil and hosted Global Press Events in Las Vegas and Berlin. I made several lifelong friends and rekindled friendships that had gone silent. My BMW X1 entered my life and I will never […]

December 28

From Rockwell to Facebook, The Phenomenon of the Perfect American Family

This morning I found myself reading the New York Times on “Facebook’s Last Taboo: The Unhappy Marriage.” It got me thinking. The concept of the perfect American marriage or perfect self isn’t a new phenomenon. The idealized life has been a mainstay of American life since the lumberjacks a century ago or portraits of Norman Rockwell. We aspired to […]