Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Children’s Hour

Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day’s occupations, That is known as the Children’s Hour. I hear in the chamber above me The patter of little feet, The … Continue reading

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Random Impressions Of A Spring Day

I find this morning that what I most vividly and longingly recall is the sight of my grandson and his little sunburnt sister returning to their kitchen door from an excursion, with trophies of the meadow clutched in their hands … Continue reading

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A Night At The Theater

I no longer practice law and have discovered great joy in retirement.  It isn’t that I didn’t like the practice of law; in fact, I enjoyed it a great deal for over 40 years.  But law practice comes with a … Continue reading

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The Legal Consequences Of The Phrase: “No Shit, Sherlock!”

At times, living in the countryside of Humptulips County has its own peculiar challenges.  Indeed, I suspect this is true of anyone living in the countryside anywhere in the world.  But some of the challenges of doing so are truly bizarre … Continue reading

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The Bunny Factor: Consistency In The Making Of A Good Loaf of Bread

I made bread yesterday using a bread machine and a packaged mix.  I love the smell and taste of warm bread right from the oven – or machine – and, in my ecstasy over the results, I posted a small … Continue reading

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The Path To Inevitability

A decade or so ago, a good friend, David, died of cancer.  He was first diagnosed with lung cancer and operated upon immediately to remove the offending portion of his lung.  The doctors were optimistic following the surgery and he followed their … Continue reading

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