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Bad Lawyers are Good Scientists (According to my Dad)

I was talking to my dad over the weekend, and we discussed my impending enrollment in law school.  He was pretty excited about the idea and expressed his enthusiasm by pontificating endlessly about Casey Anthony, comparing her to O.J. Simpson … Continue reading

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Death and Filial Duties

I chatted with O’s friend NM last Sunday over leftover Chinese food and spinach dip at the Las Vegas airport while we were waiting for our flights to San Francisco and Connecticut, respectively.  NM had seemed friendly enough over the … Continue reading

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My Parents may Actually be Getting Old

I spoke with my parents yesterday on the phone.  My dad is still all about his post-prandial walks, hooligan fishing, and hemorrhoids.  Literally nothing else occupies his life outside of work.  This must mean that intramural soccer season is over. … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to My Old Lady

My mother, who is 56 years old and, in my opinion, looks her age, went to China a few weeks ago to visit her dying mother.  Waipo, as I call my maternal grandmother, has a severe case of Alzheimer’s combined … Continue reading

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