From ancient times, a place of refuge where you were secure from your enemies has been called “a sanctuary”. It is a place set apart from the profane and vulgar world. In Seattle that place has been known as “The Safe” and has served as a venue to forget your cares for an afternoon or … More Safeco Field – Our Sanctuary at 20 Years
Friday night I cracked a beer and recorded some comments about conflict, of family law and of the demise of Western Civilization, and how no one is going to write a heroic poem about being a family law lawyer. I look ahead and see no Homer in my future. After a tough day in Superior … More Pete Pattersons Open Mike Night
People said John Lester , native of Tacoma Washington, was throwing his career away when he agreed to be traded to the Cubs. Apparently not.
Tonight I am reading about the second blown call in major league baseball in as many days. I cannot help but draw the parallel to the justice system. In the film Bull Durham the young players are told “sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains. Think about it”. This is pretty much how … More Law is like Baseball
We few, We Happy Few We band of brothers For he that sheds his blood with me today shall be by brother; Be he ne’re so vile, this day shall gentle his condition: And gentlemen now in England now a-bed shall think themselves cursed they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap while any … More The Greatest Generation
Fellow traveler The post season of baseball is upon us, which reminded me of events of 1999 here in Seattle, and lead me to reprint what was written about it 10 years later. Baseball, like a bright star in the heavens, return to us each spring and shine upon us until fall. A heavier Ken … More And Jose Mesa Wept