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If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Fall

August 26, 2013


In years past, when Life in the Boomer Lane had three children at home, it was easy to know that summer was coming to an end. One tip-off was that there were no toys left in fewer than six pieces. A second was that her family had reached its critical mass of three trips to the […]

Doing My Duty

July 22, 2013


Let’s talk jury duty. Years ago, I was called for jury duty. It was a high-profile murder-for-hire case. After several hours in a holding room, 15 or 20 of us were pulled out of the larger group to sit in the jury box. We were told that the jury would be chosen from among us. […]

Jury Duty and the Boomer

October 11, 2011


Some years ago, my next door neighbor, one of the many attorneys who outnumber real people in the DC area, casually informed me that there was a contract out on his life and that, because I still had a child at home, I should be on the lookout for anything of a suspicious nature on […]