Syntrinsic’s State of the Union


On Tuesday, President Obama presented his State of the Union address as required by the Constitution. Immediately following, Paul Ryan, Congressman from Wisconsin, offered the Republican response. We... Continue

No Better Place, No Better Time


Last week, a letter in the Wall Street Journal claimed that Americans would be foolish to start a business today because the government has been destroying the incentive to build a successful... Continue

American Parent


We often wonder what it might be like to be a parent in different locations or points in time. Take Gaza for example. Set aside any political or religious differences as best you can. Imagine for a... Continue

On the Cattle Trail


In Colorado, a conversation with a stranger can quickly turn into a nostalgic journey, particularly when speaking with someone whose family has been in the area for at least three generations. If so,... Continue

An Interview with Robinson Crusoe


Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe is set in the last half of the 17th century. An Englishman’s ship runs aground in the Caribbean; all hands are lost, save Robinson. He finds himself on a deserted... Continue

The WonkaBank


You may recall Willy Wonka and his amazing Chocolate Factory as created by Roald Dahl and first personified on screen through Gene Wilder. In the story, five youngsters tour the Chocolate Factory and... Continue