Archives for: "May 2005"

Finding that elusive cell phone signal.

May 31st, 2005
These people may be my favorite people in the world. I want to say that people like this exist in every country that has a cellular network, but I think I am giving my fellow Americans too much credit if I insist we are not alone in our gestures. You're… more »

May 30th, 2005
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S. Truman more »

Poodles. I don't get it.

May 27th, 2005
On my drive to work this morning I saw a woman out walking her poodle. My first thought was, "My that is an ugly little creature." This was not as much about her poodle specifically, but more about the breed in general. There is nothing cute about these… more »

Analogies are fun.

May 26th, 2005
Cell phones are to law school as oil is to water. Does that take you back to the SATs? Anyway, in class last night a cell phone rang in the middle of discussion. The mobile device in question belongs to the person who sits to my left. He quickly fumbled… more »

Our Star Wars Nation

May 19th, 2005
Almost all of the credit for the success of Star Wars seems to go to George Lucas, and I do not challenge that. All I want to do is thank everyone, including Lucas, for the roles they played in bringing Star Wars into our lives. And yes, I do refer to… more »

May 11th, 2005
The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it. - George Bernard Shaw more »

Law school update.

May 10th, 2005
In an attempt to not have to have this conversation multiple times, here is how things went in week 1. Contracts 1: My professor seems...fair. I am not sure I could ask for anything more than that. He thus far shows great patience and the desire to help… more »


May 6th, 2005
Congratulations of the highest order to Drew and Kristen. My brother took the big step yesterday as he proposed to his special lady friend. She said YES! There is hope for us, yet. I am very excited and happy for you both. Drew, thank you for… more »


May 6th, 2005
Are your doctors too far away So the tagline for Spamusement is: Poorly-drawn cartoons inspired by actual spam subject lines! This seems to be about right. The graphics, though far better than anything I could put my name on, are not what many would… more »

Gas Main Erupts

May 2nd, 2005
Things to do before I die: Publish a novel Eat crawfish the "real" way Get evacuated from my condo Finish law school Date a stripper If you have never been evacuated from your home, I think you should look into it. The way I figure, everyone will be… more »