I ordered this “Hearty Vegetable Soup” today at one of my favorite lunch spots. Delicious! But…. it raises the question of what exactly qualifies as a “hearty vegetable?” Potatoes and carrots? Absolutely! I can even accept celery as hearty. But leaks and chives? No way! Even an onion, which itself is not hearty in a…

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Just back from Little Rock, Arkansas, where my luxury motel room included this “heat light.” It’s something between an interrogation light and the light on an execution chair. Instead of singing in the shower, I found myself continually confessing to things. Sorry Mr. Burke, my 5th Grade Teacher…I did take your pencil.

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There is no substitute for live comedy, but Zoom Comedy is not half bad. It’s a great way to reach a large audience spread over a wide geographic area. It can even be interactive through video and chat communications and yes…even hecklers. We need more laughs, especially in the middle of an otherwise serious conference.…

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Covid 19 social distancing requirements are opportunities for creativity. I stumbled upon this scene in the mountains of North Carolina. As I sized it up, and I could be wrong, the wise folks at the Biltmore have devised a way to play pin the tail on the donkey with a real, live donkey. As you…

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I went to a highly ranked law school – Georgetown University — and am grateful for the opportunity and education. But…. the worst part about good credentials is that, for the rest of my life, every time I do something stupid – e.g., forget to pick-up one of the kids from day-care; leave the car…

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I learned of a troubling Zoom feature during a recent “networking” conference with more than 50 participants. Apparently, the personal chat feature – which allows you to send a private message to other participants – sends the message to EVERYONE when the person you message leaves the conference. This left me red-faced when I accidentally…

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I have watched a lot of TV Cop shows during quarantine. One of my favorite parts of each show is how the police enter a bad guy’s home or hideout, split up and go from room to room with their guns pointed, shouting to each other…. “Clear” to report that there is no danger in…

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We are convinced that our dogs love us no matter what. And we believe that because….….they can’t talk. What if they hate the same things about us that everyone else does and they just can’t tell us? They have to listen to us complain, burp, and sing badly all day. And when they try to…

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