Legalese / Living

Sworn Statement

Yesterday morning, I stood up with 1,000 other men and women in an auditorium, raised my right hand before three Illinois Supreme Court Justices, and swore to uphold the Constitution of both the United States and the State of Illinois. No big deal, butĀ Abe LincolnĀ and I are now pretty much fraternity brothers. Then I ate … Continue reading

Legalese / Living

Your Move

This morning started innocently enough. I was reminded that I had a LinkedIn invitation that I had yet to confirm. As I visit this site maybe every two months, this isn’t unusual. As is my custom, I’ll spend 15 minutes perusing the “People You May Know.” It’s not that I care, or that I think … Continue reading

Legalese / Living

Stories

1) In Boston today, a cat fell 19 stories and lived to tell the tale. In sign language. Cat’s deaf, according to some reports (why not all of them, I don’t know. WHO DOESN’T LOVE A HANDICAPPED KITTY?! I mean… not like I love that some cats have physical or mental disabilities, but that they … Continue reading