Another Shiny Spot Day

28 May 2017, 13:25 CDTToday is one of those “shiny spot” days. You know, the day where I’d rather be doing anything other than whatever I have on my to-do list to accomplish. I have a lot of those, it seems. Shiny spot days were born of law school days, when my friends and I …

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Not My First, or Only, Rodeo

19 November 2016This isn’t my first, or only rodeo. Let me explain.I’m 45. The ripe old age where, if I was born in the early 20th or late 19th Centuries, I would probably be face up underground, melting away into the dirt. But, being born in 1971, a greater life span was afforded me. Thankfully. …

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Dreams – Come True

I grew up in a very small town in a very rural area in a state. We had 73 people in our graduating class, although nowadays those ranks have dwindled down to about 35. People move away, things change, but life goes on.When I was a little kid, there was only one real attorney in …

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A Day in the Life

Sometimes I think that folks believe that the life of a lawyer merely consists of sending some paperwork back and forth, going to court, and talking to opposing counsel.  It’s way more than that.  Let me tell you about a day in the life of me, the attorney.Thankfully I don’t have to be to work …

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To Take or Not To Take

I’m sersiously considering taking the Florida Bar exam.  Not just a fleeing moment kind of thing.  An actual, persistent thought that keeps me awake on some evenings.  Maybe I’m scared (bar exams are not easy), but maybe I’m just excited.  Excited to see if I can do it again (pass, that is).The cost is pretty …

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Healing, Part Two

About 10 years ago, I had just filed for divorce.  My marriage of 14.8 years was over, as I’d had enough.  I had also finally found the courage to be brave enough to say that I had had enough.  And let me tell you, that takes some courage!  Finally shedding that bad marriage skin, I …

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