Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fun with Case Lines: Edition Whatever

His preliminary dealings with the pension trust made this hope a realistic one by revealing a sluggish and hidebound bureaucracy unlikely to have retained in its brontosaurus’s memory [] the details of a small lease made twenty years earlier. Only … Continue reading

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Some Days…

…this sign from Occupy Wall Street says it all, doesn’t it?

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Blech.

The workload is picking up. By and large, the intellectual requirements aren’t all that challenging, but the tedium of legal practice (briefing, researching, annotating, citing each and every thing) draws out every minor and major action into a serious drain … Continue reading

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Octopus Intelligence

Utterly fascinating.

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6-1

The Niners are 6-1 to start the season. The last time they did that? Well, Jerry and Steve were still in charge, and I was 16. It’s been 13 years since I’ve seen the Niners win this many games this … Continue reading

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Breakups

Here’s hoping I’ll never have to experience a breakup again (so far, so good), but this is the reason why there are so many songs about heartache: they literally relieve the mental feeling of pain.

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Hilarity

Somehow my blog post Reliance vs Expectation DamagesĀ is the 7th Google result when you type in that phrase, the 5th result for “reliance vs expectancy,” and the 5th for “reliance vs expectation.” High comedy.

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Axe

I used to joke that I had an “anti-Axe effect,” and I’ve always loathed their commercials for the puerile and sophomoric message they deliver (I really hate any advertising campaign that informs me what being a man is really like … Continue reading

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Vindication

Thank you, law school. I had always had a suspicion that my previous employer was utilizing a dodgy legal tactic to screw me over, but now I KNOW they were utilizing a dodgy legal tactic to screw me over. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Frustration

1Q84 is sitting there, next to my bed, fresh and pure and tantalizing. I know that I will love it, as I love everything Murakami writes. I can smell it, wafting over me at night, spilling into my dreams and … Continue reading

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