DIVIDENDS & INTEREST
What does wealth look like to you? Sometimes loot can be deceiving. I learned this on a recent trip to the small town in Indiana where my parents live. My father and I stopped in at the local American Legion Post to have a beer. Dad is a retired banker, and going to the post is his opportunity to connect with his friends and the townspeople with whom he did business for more than forty years.
The joint is a throwback to another time. Little daylight penetrates the Chernobyl-like cigarette haze that fills the room, and at the end of the bar rests a mysterious jar half filled with pickled eggs. As much time as I have spent in small-town taverns, I have yet to see anyone ...