I remember watching Perry Mason literally sitting on my fathers knee in some rented house in Everett as a child. Like everything in the early 1960’s, the show was in black and white, and I do believe we as a country expected the law to be as stark; right and wrong. Dad was in law … More TV Lawyers
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?
There is this gas station chain in Las Vegas called “Terrible” . There is a Terrible car wash, a Terrible lube. There is a Terrible casino too, of course. There are a lot of terribly crass objects in Las Vegas, not all owned by the same outfit, let me tell you. So sifting through my … More Terrible’s Gas Station in Las Vegas
Much ink has been spilled about the Baby Boomer generation, but little has been written about how we somehow lack an ability that comes naturally to our children; the technology link. I have just spend a half an hour trying to link up with the phone company, a telecommunications company, to try to pay my … More Boomer Frustrations
Listen to the Podcast Flying solo one afternoon, I toured the Las Vegas strip in the car we drove from Seattle. To really bring the story home I dropped an audio recorder into the cup holder to ensure I recall the whole event. I post it here as the inaugural podcast for Lawyers Road … More Viva Las Vegas
Like Alexander Fleming stumbling upon penicillin it appears Samsung has mass marketed a new weapon of mass destruction, the Galaxy Note 7 smart phone. Apparently the batteries explode, catch fire, or both. The message from the company advises the machine should be immediately powered down and surrendered to a retailer at the strip mall where … More New Weapon: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
In a time of great anger at how things have turned out for the USA, in a time when we want an America back we think once existed, it is hard, at best, to watch one of the institutions of my childhood commit suicide. What used to be a reliable source for all things American, … More Tears for Sears; A Big Box Retailer Commits Suicide