Columnists Howard Kelrick

Howard Kelrick

24 Karat Corner: News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

Most influential people?  Really?

Time Magazine recently published their list of the world’s 100 most influential people.  They named the usual suspects: politicians, movie stars, athletes, rock stars, etc.  And, while I admire  the skills of the marathon runners from Kenya and the courage of the Chinese dissidents, with the exception of those knuckle-heads in Washington, I’m not  sure how much influence anyone on the list really has on me.  I’m not sure I even recognized half the names on the list!  Although I must admit, I do often dress like LeBron James.  No, not the fancy English Laundry  shirts he wears, just the baggy gym shorts and sweat suits.

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24 Karat Corner: News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

 

Because young women will want to hug and kiss you!

Scott is about my age, with two grown children, and a great wife, so imagine my surprise when I stopped by his store t...

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24 Karat Corner: News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

Where does this stuff come from?

The other day we needed a small piece of green gold (yes, it comes in green now) and a custom-cut fancy shaped diamond to finish a job for...

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24 Karat Corner - News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S. : Father of the Bride

My daughter got married recently, so that gave me the pleasure of being the Father of the Bride.  It was a very special experience, and I highly recommend it if you ever...

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24 Karat Corner - News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

Jeweler of the Year?

I had known Jerry for a number of years, but never met him personally, so when I was out west on an unrelated matter, I thought I’d rent a car, driv...

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24 Karat Corner: News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S. Boys night out - new rules!

Years ago, boys night out meant finding a place where beer could be ordered by the pitcher, the game was on television, flirting with the waitresses was encouraged, and s...

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24 Karat Corner: Coupon for free dessert

News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

I spend a lot of time at the gym on the stationary bike.  And, although it doesn’t exactly work off the beer and...

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24 Karat Corner: Dropping Acid

News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

Traffic wasn't moving on the highway, so I got off a few exits early and headed to the "downtown" area and dropped ...

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24 Karat Corner: Stocks and Closings

News and Views from the 24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S.

I love watching talented retail jewelers work the counter.  I went up to Palm Beach the other day to have lunch wi...

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