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Laurence Leamer

Catherine "Kitty" Houghton and The Preciousness of Life

Laurence Leamer | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Laurence Leamer

I can see her strapping on her Kelty pack and with that knowing smile that never seemed to leave her lips, heading off to face whatever life and fate would bring her. And so she did last week.

A Great Thanksgiving

Laurence Leamer | Posted 01.21.2013 | Miami
Laurence Leamer

Sitting here in Florida, I am having a great Thanksgiving because I have a great deal about which to be thankful.

Nepal's Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Concrete and Chemical Fertilizer

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laurence Leamer

I am traveling around Nepal with a group of leaders from eastern Nepal who are exploring what has happened to their country in the name of development.

Obama's Omission was a Willful Choice

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

It's insulting and isolationist to increase domestic volunteers so dramatically and not the Peace Corps. We are turning away from the world outside our borders.

A Wealthy Man

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laurence Leamer

This is a Christmas and Hanukah season like no other. Many people have lost money. Millions are out of work, and those who still have jobs fear for their own future. It is a bad time, but also a good time.

Bernard Madoff and the Jews of Palm Beach

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laurence Leamer

In Palm Beach, tt was an honor having Bernard Madoff handle your fortune. Yesterday Madoff was arrested and accused of running what probably will prove the greatest Ponzi scheme in the history of the world.