Welcome To Modern America

Rich Text Editor, editor1, Press ALT 0 for help The warden now gives me 14 months. That is to say, at roughly this time next year our fifth–and last–child will be readying herself for graduation from high school. Which means that–having been in harness since 1987, accumulating 127 father-years to my 54 years of age–the […]

The First Thing We Do

I’m fairly certain you know how this famous Shakespearean line ends; if not, Google it. I am–with no small irony–misappropriating it for my own purposes. I’d like to apologize for the fact that the delivery of our 17 March edition–Erin go bragh–was, for a few hours, postponed. It was my doing. I had been receiving […]

Central California Judge Fights Potential Removal from Office

A California Judge recently removed from office by California’s Commission on Judicial Performance, is exercising his right to appeal before the California Supreme Court. Through his attorney, Randall Miller, Tulare County Superior Court Judge Valeriano Saucedo filed his appeal on Monday, exactly ninety (90) days after the CJP’s removal order of December 1, 2015; Saucedo’s […]

Read On, Macduff

Harper Lee, the author of To Kill A Mockingbird— 1961’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction–died on February 19 in the same town in which she was born in 1926, Monroeville, Alabama. I have never read her novel. More properly, I was never assigned to–although I attended a truly great high school. If you Google “the […]

Dear Max

Dear Max– I hope this letter finds you well, but given the state of the postal service these days my hope is simply that it finds you at all. Maybe this is why nobody writes letters anymore. So–if this has indeed found you–know that I’m also sending my love to Anne and the Mongol Horde. […]