Posted by on October 3, 2016 at 8:16 am in Uncategorized

“I didn’t want to harm the man. I thought he was a very nice gentleman. Soft-spoken. I thought so right up to the moment I cut his throat.”- In Cold Blood, Capote         The horror is real. In my last blog entry, I noted that I am a huge fan of horror..

Posted by on October 1, 2016 at 2:43 pm in Uncategorized

“There were much of the beautiful, much of the wanton, much of the bizarre, something of the terrible, and not a little of that which might have excited disgust.” – The Masque of the Red Death, Poe I love horror. Horror movies, ghost stories, thrillers, there’s almost nothing so voluptuous as the sensation of terror. I love..

Posted by on August 24, 2016 at 2:12 pm in Uncategorized

If this shot of a woman drinking tea in the ruins of her home during WW2  could adequately stand in for your current mood, and/or if this is how you frequently feel at work–you, shell-shocked and exhausted, trying to remain calm, dammit–       then you should seriously consider attending one of my September..

Posted by on August 23, 2016 at 7:54 am in Uncategorized

I was recently invited to contribute to this article, debating the pros and cons of attending college, given the potentially life-crushing debt load. I suppose my answer was a qualified “…kinda.” College can be immensely rewarding and life-changing if the student commits to the process, to challenging herself, to stepping outside of her previous intellectual..

Posted by on August 20, 2016 at 12:48 pm in Uncategorized

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.”- H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) Despite being a voracious reader, it’s only been in the past year or so, that I discovered the works of H.P. Lovecraft. I have no good excuse as to why it took so long, since once I experienced his wonderfully old-fashioned creepiness,..

Posted by on August 19, 2016 at 8:29 am in Uncategorized

A friend–and occasional client–of mine recently posted this online: “I always love to be asked if I can use WestLaw or other types of computerized legal research because of my age..I can, frankly, research anything. I have done it before & will continue to…next question was: and, you don’t find computers or apps complicated? I..