The amazing insomniac lawyer gives up sleeping for Lent

Actually, since last Lent. We’re well beyond 40 days now. For the past year or so, John has only slept in three-hour spates.  Sometimes he sits bolt upright in a panic, fearing being late for work or forgetting something. Sometimes he wakes up and raises himself slowly to loom over me so that he could…

Rather sweet (and uncannily accurate)

Katherine drew a picture today. She crumpled it up inside another piece of paper and brought it to me, telling me that it was a present. I opened it and found this: “This” is a picture of John (the pink blob, with black legs), at work, thinking about home. The squiggles to the right of…

Because I love laughing at lawyers…..

Law firms are prone to merging and rearranging themselves into strings of surnames that often rival the names of the authors of scientific journal articles in length. Every so often, firms such as “Chaulker, Green and Rowe” transmogrify into “McInnes Cooper” or “Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales” will save on printing costs by dropping the last…