James Ron

 Minneapolis-Based Blogger

James Ron

Senior Research Professional

Un-Lived Lives and Tame Fantasies

Un-Lived Lives and Tame Fantasies

As we grow older, the menu of possible life choices grows narrower, our range of possibilities shrinks, and we become more and more locked-in to whatever life we are living. There are still decisions to be made and alternatives to pursue, but the “anything is possible” period of our lives, which we may have been lucky enough to have had, is forever gone.

A Free Spirit in the Corona Age

A Free Spirit in the Corona Age

Yesterday, I had a private online French lesson with an Afro-French man living temporarily in Mexico. The teacher - let's call him Francois - said he was divorced, and had therefore decided to travel the world without fixed abode. I didn't ask whether he had children....

The Steps to Starting a Business

The Steps to Starting a Business

One of the promises of living in America is the notion that enterprise is available to everyone. We all have the freedom to choose to be entrepreneurs: to see if our own skills, fortitude and ideas can sustain our lives in a level marketplace. There are plenty of...