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October 5, 2004

sounds frivolous

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 10:59 am

back again

the driftwood thrown

with all my strength


explaining it,

my life sounds frivolous

holly berries

pegging small by paul m.

credits: “explaining it” – acorn haiku magazine

“back again” – pegging the wind, The Red Moon Anthology 2002; acorn



October sun

warms the bed

where’s that winter robe?

[Oct. 5, 2004]

one-breath pundit

    • Despite the headline Metro Lawyer Lives Up to $625 Hourly Rate (NYL/Conn. Law Trib., Oct. 4, 2004) I wonder how Gary I. Cohen has the chutzpah to ask for a “success bonus” after chalking up 300 billable hours, that’s $187,000+ at $625 per hour, in a matrimonial case. Does it matter whether the client signed a contract permitting a Success Bonus? Should a fiduciary put the client on the spot asking for a tip?

    • Are you naive about PC (computer, not social) risks? The National Cyber Security Alliance says lots of Americans are. “Statistics actually show people have a ‘0.0000102% chance of being hit by lightning’ while they have a 70% chance ‘of falling victim to a computer virus, phishing attack, malicious hack attempt’ or other PC security problem.” (via TVC Alert

p.s. There’s an especially meaty TISK! update today — find out how the search engines treated us when asked about pit bull bites, defamation weblogs, tacky weblogs, ghosts who bite, alternative billing and much more.


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