Summer Dad

It’s hard being a summer dad.  While the rest of your family is in vacation mode, your life stays exactly the same.  Mornings are the worst, waking to a silent house, getting ready like usual while everyone else sleeps in as long as they want.  No goodbye, no out-the-door kisses.  Nights are bad too.  Having slept in, they are ready to party: one more snack, pop in a movie, “why go to bed, we have NOTHING to do tomorrow?!?!?”  Wish I could say the same. Continue reading

Top 10 Signs You May Not Be Staying in the Nicest Hotel in Town

Had the opportunity to drive cross country with my family here recently.  Was inspired to create the following list, in a style admittedly similar to but not in actionable infringement of one of David Letterman’s Late Show Top Ten.  Here it goes [Disclaimer: the conditions described are fictional-ish, and are here shared for strictly humorous purposes with no libelous intent; any accidental resemblance to actual establishments is purely coincidental and not subject to prosecution or suit]:

TOP TEN SIGNS YOU MIGHT NOT BE STAYING AT THE CLASSIEST HOTEL IN TOWN Continue reading

What the Best Law Teachers Do

what the best law teachersIf you set out to generate the most boring possible concept for a book, from scratch, you probably couldn’t do much better than What the Best Law Teachers DoCo-written by law professors Michael Hunter Schwartz, Gerald F. Hess, and Sophie M. Sparrow, it is essentially a book about law professors, by law professors, describing the role law teachers play in the most boring experience you could ever possibly encounter: going to law school. Continue reading