I have maintained for a long time there is a flaw in the First Amendment. Anyone can start a church. One day in my practice, years ago now, a woman blew into my office to ask me to draft a settlement between her and her boyfriend about the custody of their 2 year old. Sort … More I’m A “Full” Christian
I came out of the grocery store in Ballard to find tucked into the door handle of my car an advert from a local Psychic. She promises if you phone her she will answer one question without charge. What shall I ask?
Love, exciting and new. Love, its waiting for you!… Love Boat soon will be making another run…. No it won’t. The MS Pacific Princess has been towed to the wreckers yard. How much does the fading of this television flower of our youth fit into the metaphor of marriage? How many romances which looked so … More When the Love Boat Sinks
And so it has come to pass that the latest revelation about sexual abuse has been brought against the Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Counsel and their sponsors. With this suit comes a flood of memories, not all good, but none awful. Media reports the abuse occurring at two of the scout camps I … More Modern Motto: Be Prepared for Anything
I am just off the phone with a woman representing herself to be married to one of the heirs of a will I I have in probate. This is her second call this month, demanding to know where the money is. She made representations about what we had promised which were impossible because we hadn’t … More Where’s The Check!?
This summer this lawyer found himself, purely by accident in a venue employed to create a reality TV show, The Jersey Shore. Then several weeks later Hurricane Sandy was barreling down on this boardwalk, benignly referred to as “Seaside Heights” on the map. It is not some comfortable venue for bourgeois America like perhaps Cannon Beach, Oregon. Instead … More Biblical Event on the Jersey Shore