Keeping time around the world

Keeping time around the world

In a period of my adult, professional, life, I spent many days (and nights) on planes flying around the world. For many of those years, I kept track of time with a Rolex GMT-Master II watch that kept track of two or three time zones at once. The secondary, 24-hour dial, usually displayed the Greenwich […]

Bob McDonnell’s incredible tales

When discussion gets around to the incredible tales told by former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his corruption trial in Richmond, most observers say he is either canny or stupid. Few, if any, say he is innocent.  The general conclusion is that the governor who is throwing his wife under the bus to try and […]

McDonnell’s defense starts

As the defense tries to find a way to absolve former scandal-ridden governor Bob McDonnell of exchanging favors for loans, cash and gifts from a high-rolling dietary supplement wheeler-deeler, a federal agent documents shows the governor and his wife pulled down more than $177,000 in largese from the scheme. Jonnie R. Williams Sr. provided some […]