I picked up the guitar and started singing all those old folk songs American’s love, like The Hammer Song etc. I realized they were all all labor songs from an era that has passed. They do not seem relevant. So I wrote a song about modern life. The Costco Song is more about how we … More The Costco Song
The Wednesday April 24th edition of the Wall Street Journal featured a story about how school districts in some states are imposing dress codes. This time it is on the parents. Apparently people are showing up to register children or attend events in pajamas, shower caps, hair rollers, saggy pants, torn jeans, sexually suggestive attire, … More You Look Like Hell America
Well here we go again, another effort at getting people out of their cars and on to bicycles. The idea of a bike share enterprise, private or publicly funded, refuses to die in Seattle. Why is it called “Bike Share” when in reality it is “Bike Rental”? Because in collectivized Seattle it is considered poor … More Seattle Bike Share; Death Be Not Proud
I have not committed any crimes, but I am doing life behind bars…. Handlebars. I am just back from my annual birthday ride and thought I would post this up, recorded earlier. This episode of Lawyers Road Review one of those moments where I open the mike and a bottle of beer and take up … More Pete Patterson Is Doing Life Behind Bars
What is it about Everett, anyway? People are born here, live out their lives here and die here, never leaving, never seeing a reason to leave. This audio is about a lovely Friday evening in Everett, and commentary about the town and what we do here in the summer then segues into a commentary about … More What is it about Everett, anyway?
In 1993 we drove south from Nashville on I-24 into rural Tennessee and into another world. The objective was a visit to the Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg. It wasn’t much like the film Deliverance, but then the people we encountered were not that far removed from the cast either. Soon after turning right at … More My Visit to the Jack Daniels Distillery
Instruction #85: Never encourage anyone to become a lawyer. … More Life’s Little Instruction Book