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Global Province Letter: The Loving Eye: Seeing Things Passionately (December 9, 2009)
"Blodgett, as importantly, exemplifies what we are all about on the Global Province. We’re simply after quality in all its permutations." To read more, click here.
Women of Strong Will Uprooting Their Masters (November 25, 2009)
"Plenty of women, quite often out of power, are the real article whose force of character changes the societies where they live." To read more, click here.
Wistfulness: Johnny Mercer and the Pride of the Yankees (November 11, 2009)
"We are desperately in need of some classy behavior—all around—to get us through the troubled decade that lies in store for our economy. Classiness combines verve and pride." To read more, click here.
Fruitful Conversations: Less of Me, More of Us (October 28, 2009)
"On the Global Province, we have claimed that the predominant catalyst for organizations that would seek to be global is not mergers and acquisitions, but alliances where companies, governments, and others cooperate freely even though they have no fiscal or legal bonds, but instead move in concert because they have the will to work together." To read more, click here.
Nattering Nabobs and Happy Hustlers (October 14, 2009)
"There’s something called level headedness, balance, commonsense, fair-mindedness that can keep us out of the loony bin. Reasonableness does not make good theater, but it is the climate in which accomplishment flourishes, since its purveyors tend to have a grip on reality. It is a rare commodity in a society where the mind is captured by faction, or greed, or psychosis." To read more, click here.
Maine Retreat: Looking Backward from 2009 (September 30, 2009)
"Maine’s a place where thoughtful men and artists retreat, finding comfort in its embrace." To read more, click here.
Ancien Regime: That’s How The Cookie Crumbles(September 9, 2009)
“Short circuits are popping up everywhere, and the ancien regime is slowly dissolving even as our leaders try to bolster it. The question is whether we can get on to something new, when, all about us, most are trying to reclaim yesterday.” To read more, click here.
Celebrations: Exaltation of Larks, Kindle of Cats, A Convocation of Eagles, Tower of Giraffes, A Rhumba of Rattlesnakes, and other Great Gatherings (August 26, 2009)
“We summon up all this nostalgia for summers past, because the nation is in such a funk, such that we need to inject the citizenry with merriment.” To read more, click here.
Far From The Madding Crowd Where Silence Shouts (August 12, 2009)
“Life reveals its full complexity and sundry hues if one gets off the beaten path and sorts through the multi-colored lives of gnarled people who can stand their ground and comfortably inhabit America the Spacious, rather than America the urbane Sardine Factory.” To read more, click here.
Taking 30 Pounds Off America (June 24, 2009)
Puttin’ on the Ritz: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul (June 3, 2009)
Creative Co-Existence: With a Little Help
My Friends (May 20, 2009)
Spain 2009: Tilting at Windmills
(May 6, 2009)
Mundo; Inefficient Markets
(April 15, 2009)
One Tree at a Time: Green Thinking
(April 1, 2009)
Slumdog Millionaires: India’s Miracle
(March 18, 2009)
Investment Outlook 2009: The Second Great
Depression (March 4, 2009)
Movin’ Up in the World
(February 18, 2009)
Yes We Can—Yes We Can (February
US Air 1549: Looking for a Soft Landing
on the Hudson (January 21, 2009)