Monthly Archives: April 2016

CAREER NO. 3. After eight years, I’m leaving BOOMER … but forget retirement

EDITOR’S LETTER Blunt headline, isn’t it. But that’s the short of it: I’m leaving as BOOMER’s editor. I’m goin’ off book-writin’. Call it Career No. 3. (I know: Why can’t I hold a job?) Career No. 1 was the Richmond … Continue reading

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Robert Gates Wins a Prestigous New Award, So We Revisit His Memorable Richmond Forum Appearance. [BOOK EXCERPT]

“Oh, geez. This is a family audience, right?” Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at The Richmond Forum in January 2012. (Photograph courtesy The Richmond Forum) FORMER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE Robert M. Gates was given the first-ever Zbigniew Brzezinski Annual … Continue reading

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The Richmond Forum, Cal Ripken, and Russell Wilson

Had a GREAT discussion of The Richmond Forum Thursday at the Shepherd Center’s Open University on Thursday (April 7). Even ran into two ladies with ties to the predecessor Forum, which was begun in 1964 — and is described in … Continue reading

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