Five years. That's long enough to get one college degree and start on a second one. Long enough to fall in love, get married, have a couple kids, and get a divorce. Long enough to buy a house, remodel it, and sell it for a lot of money. Long enough to start a business, become a Buddhist, travel the world. I've been doing this column for five years and I've done none of those things. Sometimes it seems like all I've done is gone to a lot of parties, drank too many cocktails, and dispensed with a lot of air kisses. But there was more... More >>>