I spend most of my time writing about historic figures. Sometimes we ask ourselves, “did they know they were making history? Or were they too busy with…
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Abraham Lincoln once said, “I am an optimist because I don’t see the point in being anything else.” Winston Churchill agreed, “I am an optimist. It does…
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We need to stop treating public officials like they are somehow something else
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On April 6, 1797, Uriah Tracy wrote a letter to Alexander Hamilton. Tracy was a senator from Connecticut and an ardent Federalist. A few weeks prior…
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I thought through several topics for this month’s newsletter, but it seemed impossible to write about anything other than the situation in Ukraine…
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A Presidents' Day Musing
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Happy New Year! I spent the first two weeks of the year battling COVID and it was much more intense than I anticipated after multiple vaccines. I’m…
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Before I dive into today’s essay, I wanted to share some exciting news. My next book is officially under contract! An Honest Man: The Inimitable…
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And why it matters
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And what does George Washington's Farewell Address have to do with it?
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Some of my favorite things you might have missed...
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Earlier this week, the FBI released the first of several formerly-classified document about the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The FBI…
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