Mary Jackson

With Faith and A Little Math

Suddenly there was hope! During the early days of fourth grade I learned that by taking trombone lessons it was possible to miss an entire period of math every week. How was this not going to be my best year in school ever? But everything you need to know about my experience with that trombone can be said in a few words. Within one month, I was back in math class and had put my musical career away for good. I decided to take my chances with word problems rather than musical notation. read more...

Obituary: Cary May

Cary N. May, of Greenwich, CT, passed away on Feb. 1, 2020. Cary was born in 1938 in New York City and grew up in Brooklyn where he made lifelong friends and memories. Cary is the beloved husband of Mona May (Halpin) who he married in 1962 in Brooklyn. He served in the United States Army, stationed in postwar Germany. He started his career on the New York Stock Exchange as a runner, advancing to become a Bond Trader. For more than 50 years, Cary worked at several brokerage firms, ultimately retiring from Murphy & Durieu. He was well-known and highly respected in his field and continued to trade beyond retirement using his talent, experience and keen sense of the financial markets until his sudden passing. read more...