As money is a medium of exchange, it must therefore have a unit of measure, and a store of value.  It should be durable, exchangeable, divisible, have a store of value, scarce, portable, and universally acceptable.  Gold has always been valuable, and has all of the previous needed characteristics.  The dollar and all other currencies […]


I am not a braggadocio, but I do have what I call ‘original thoughts.’  I built America’s first non-smoking restaurant in Phoenix in the late 1970’s (The 1895 House), America’s first non-smoking hotel in 1982 (The Alma House) in Silverton Colorado, started a chain of ten ice cream parlours (Bijou Iced Crème Parlours) in Philadelphia, […]