Ron’s Latest Observations

My mom likes to tell a story about my first day at school. Always a Momma’s boy (to this day), I was less than thrilled to enter the hallowed halls of Beth Yeshurun Day School.  As I sobbed uncontrollably and tears poured down my face, Principal Peggy Samet greeted us […]

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“How Sweet It Is!!!”  That was the famous catchphrase of legendary announcer Gene Peterson that Houston basketball fans heard through the years during Rockets broadcasts, including the championship seasons of 1994 and 1995. I grew up at the Summit (later Compaq Center) as my family owned Rockets season tickets before […]

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My fellow (just under 40% of) Americans, Well, it’s sure been a wild and fun ride for the past 100-plus days (unless, of course, your name is Comey or Schumer or Pelosi or Pocahontas Warren or Maddow or Huffington or Anderson Cooper or Glenn Thrush or all the other freedom […]

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Daddy Dearest

The greatest job on earth

Love & Marriage

Finally settling down with that special someone

Age Before Beauty

The inevitable (and often annoying) aging process

Wild Bachelor Days

The pre-marriage (crazy) dating scene

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Friends and family members who left us too soon

The Old Ballyard

Sports, fanatics and other obsessions


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Random Thoughts

Biz, investing, politics, pop culture, and other realities of life