Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Formative Friendship Remembered

I am in the air on my way to Ann Arbor, Michigan to attend a football game with my oldest son. Don was born in Ann Arbor a few days following my graduation from law school. Shortly after his birth, … Continue reading

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A Raggedy Autumn

O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin … Continue reading

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Bending To One Another

“As I might have foreseen, the visit was rather a spectacle than a conversation, of no use beyond the satisfaction of my curiosity. He was old and pre-occupied, and could not bend to a new companion and think with him.” … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Spectator Sports

When I arrived at my office building this morning, the next block South was covered by numerous police cars surrounding a large, centrally located big blue van parked perpendicular to the direction of normal traffic flow. Police were out in … Continue reading

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