Monthly Archives: August 2011

Whups … too late now


I spent the day feeling like I forgot something. In between classes, I asked classmates: “Was there something due in the next class?” Then I get a text from my wife – the tags on my car are expired. Too … Continue reading

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Daddy, don’t go


So, I’m getting ready for school and my son blocks the stairs down to the door. He stretches out his hands and says, rather forcefully, “No. You no go school.” So I had to pause and argue the merits of … Continue reading

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Court observations


In all the years I covered courts for newspapers and now that I had to visit one for a class assignment, I have this thing picking at me. You would think if you were going to wear an old t-shirt … Continue reading

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Going to court


Five law students are sitting around a table talking about studying instead of studying and one says, “I have go to court in the morning.” Another law student, who is in the same class with the assignment to visit court, … Continue reading

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First week down


Well, after the first week of law school, I can honestly say that it is a rush. I’m getting the material, not really retaining it like I would like. Maybe that’s typical. I don’t know. I have identified a few … Continue reading

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Law school loss


It is always an ominous sign when a journey is marked with tragedy at the onset. From the great myths of Gilgamesh to Odysseus and works of fiction like George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series or simply Lord of … Continue reading

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What a journey so far


Orientation is over and 130-something newly minted law students have relaxed for an evening before commencing studying and preparing tomorrow. At least, I hope some of the others have. Was I the only one to go out and have dinner … Continue reading

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