I received word this morning that a friend and law partner of mine, Monte Walz, died last night. It wasn’t totally unexpected. He had a cardiac event during a medical procedure about week ago and had been in a coma since. And while Monte struggled with a variety of medical conditions for several years, it [...]
Yes, the title is another imagined shot in the “war on Christmas.” Regardless of creed, religion or lack thereof, here’s my annual Christmas Eve greeting from Jackson Browne’s “The Rebel Jesus“:
And once a year when Christmas comes We give to our relations And perhaps we give a little to the poor If the [...]
Like most parents, I’m proud of my kids and what they’ve accomplished — especially considering I’m their father (To quote a Ben Folds song, “You’re so much like me. I’m sorry.”) They’re all far braver and more accomplished than I was at their age. While that’s gratifying, I was reminded this morning about an important [...]
I was largely incommunicado the last week or so because I’ve been wrapped up with (and worn out by) a family get-together and celebration in Massachusetts.
Doing as I said, not as I did, my youngest daughter, Tracy, was named a 21st Century Scholar at UMass-Amherst last week. Doesn’t sound like a big deal but… [...]
Another Christmas means it’s time to post my annual Christmas greeting, borrowing from Jackson Browne’s “The Rebel Jesus“:
And once a year when Christmas comes We give to our relations And perhaps we give a little to the poor If the generosity should seize us But if any one of us should interfere In the [...]