Charity_cartoonWhen I enjoyed the delight of sitting on the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra board with Dr. Bernard Master, he suggested that I was – at my then tender age – living the chapters of my life in the wrong order. He saw me concentrating on not-for-profit trusteeship before concentrating my wealth.

“Life is lived in thirds,” Bernie taught. “Learn, earn, return.”

(“But what if you learn, earn, die – before returning?” I asked.)