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A Lesson in Value from Cary Grant

A Lesson in Value from Cary Grant

The modern era etymology of the word ‘value’ makes for a depressing conclusion. In its contemporary day-to-day usage ‘value’ has become synonymous with ‘low-cost’; when one says, ‘that’s good value for money’, too often they mean it was cheap, period. And that is a shame. Value should mean something very different. If we limit our...
Paris is always a good idea

Paris is always a good idea

Paris is always a good idea. Yes, it really is. As summer inches closer, flocks of tourists are getting ready to descend upon the City of Light. After living in Paris–one of the most fabulous cities in the world–I have three travel tips to offer, regardless of whether it’s your 1st time or 100th time. 1) Eat....
Coffee & Chicago

Coffee & Chicago

In a report, carried out by the website Bundle, that analyzes what cities spend the most money on coffee, Chicago, time and time again, undoubtedly tops the charts, bagging the title of America’s most caffeinated city. And that brings me to the point that if people are spending the dough, it must mean the coffee...