Archive for December 31, 2012

Harry Flak: Tribute to a Good Man

Harry Flak: Tribute to a Good Man

Ross Brewitt

We lost a great one last Saturday. Harry Flak, hotelier, host, husband, father, and friend for many travelers.

We all have people we come in contact with in business, and the gamut will run from measured avoidance to measured admiration. Yet it’s rare when hit and miss schedules are the norm for people in business to become more than acquaintances. Read more

New Year: A Look Back at the Class of ‘51

Ross Brewitt

It’s the time of year for looking backward, or forward. It all depends on your age.

Most young people haven’t accumulated the time to gather the multitude of valuable moments they will live with over their lifetime. These remembrances can be instantly triggered by a quick glance over a long-lost list, a note that still remains in file folder, a surprise picture, a crested jacket under wraps in a storage closet. It doesn’t take much to open old floodgates. Read more