May 28, 2012, 4:11 pm
Originally posted in the Danbury (Conn.) News-Times.
Very near to Danbury there lived a true American war hero. His name was Rob J. Lytle Jr., and you may have heard of him when his obituary turned up in local newspapers in 2010.
His widow, Lori-Ann Lytle, who lives in New Milford, broke away from custom when … [continue reading... ]
May 25, 2012, 11:48 am
Originally posted on Stamford magazine’s website.
Although I don’t know you, I saw you once on a very sad day almost two years ago, at your dad’s wake. My partner, Jim Diamond, was your dad’s lawyer and friend, and when your dad committed suicide, Jim was very sad because Rob was a good guy who … [continue reading... ]
May 24, 2012, 8:59 am
Originally posted on the Huffington Post.
It’s Memorial Day weekend and many of us are preparing for barbecuing, beaching or just hanging out. But a note landed in my partner Jim’s email inbox a few days ago that made me pause and think about the true importance of this holiday: honoring the valor of our soldiers, … [continue reading... ]
January 18, 2011, 9:01 am
Originally posted on eurorscgpr.com.
Like the rest of the world, I watched with horror as events unfolded in Tucson, resulting in the death of six people and critically injuring Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. As talk swirled of right-wing conspiracies and out-of-control anger, people of all backgrounds prayed for Giffords and wondered how she could possibly survive after … [continue reading... ]
July 20, 2010, 1:00 am
Originally posted on The Huffington Post.
A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I’d been credited with popularizing the word metrosexual (and spent countless hours obsessing on the next big thing so my tombstone didn’t say “commercialized metrosexual man”), and my annual … [continue reading... ]