Screw it.

Some days are like roller coasters; some days are like the "It's a Small World" ride at Disneyworld, or the movie "Groundhog Day." Like I'm trapped in a room with an annoying loop of some stupid pop song playing. Hit me Baby one more time, one more time, one more time, one more time, noe... Continue Reading →

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We the People

In 1789 the Committee on Style, of the Constitutional Convention for the American Colonies, gave the rest of the gentlemen of the Convention the following preamble for the historic document they were drafting: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for... Continue Reading →

15 – vita

Ever since I had decided to be an attorney, I thought this spot was what I was looking forward to. Working as a lawyer in a firm, representing people who needed help. Solving their problems. I wanted to represent Christ to the criminal defendants the churches wouldn't accept. Back then, I misunderstood that season to... Continue Reading →

14.7 – res ipsa 3

The middle aged couple just didn't realize I was already stopped. Once they hit the trailer hitch of my big 85 Blazer, their car went up under mine just a bit and damaged their hood, but did no harm at all to my truck. The impact was just hard enough that the baseball cap on... Continue Reading →

14.5 – res ipsa 2

Racist. Racism. Prejudice. Bigotry. Hate. In the first year of law school, I began to grasp the significance of words and their specific meanings, and began to practice using them more carefully. On one hand they cannot do the physical harm that sticks and stones can. On the other hand they leave wounds that do... Continue Reading →

14 – res ipsa 1

Law School. It speaks for itself. The first assignment to read hundreds of pages before the next morning set the tone for the next three years. The classic orientation speech in which the students, sitting as a mass, are told "Look to your right and left - one of you will not make it through... Continue Reading →

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