Legal Presents

Everyone, lawyers included, likes presents. Even if you don’t celebrate at this time of year, it’s still nice to fantasize. What would be a great gift for you? I have some suggestions . . . And in the highly unlikely event (snort) that the poll doesn’t work properly, please feel free to vote in the…

Friday Files: No, I’m not that Jennifer Alvey

Yes, I’m back. I didn’t really go away, but let’s just say that the intermission was longer than anticipated. One of my favorite characters lately is Thursday Next, from the Next Octology series by Jasper Fforde. (Several reviewers call the series “Harry Potter for grownups.” Possibly this means I’m not really a grownup, since I…

Friday Files: Poor Choice of Words

So I’m at lunch with my two sisters, celebrating the 40th birthday of one of them. Being girls, we of course must all go to the loo together after the meal. Fate smiled on us, giving us three empty stalls and indeed, an entirely vacant loo. So much the better to keep gossiping and catching…