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Yellow Camaro

10/17/2020 Lori Duff 0

I am 50 years old and I have owned a grand total of four cars in my life.  The first was a 1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88 with a hood the size of a regulation basketball […]

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Legalese — Freedom of the Press

10/11/2020 Lori Duff 0

Back in the day, before America was America, America was a part of Great Britain.  We weren’t all that excited about being a part of Great Britain and said so, loudly and often.  We wrote […]

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Secrets

10/03/2020 Lori Duff 0

“Well we all have a face that we hide away forever.  And we take them out and show ourselves when everyone has gone.”  ~ Billy Joel The Stranger “What I am is what I am.  […]

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I’ll Drink to That

09/20/2020 Lori Duff 0

I probably ought to be more afraid of Big Brother, but the truth is that my life is a little too boring for me to get all worked up about who is looking at the […]

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Punctuation in Texts

09/05/2020 Lori Duff 0

My children tell me I’m rude, but they’ll forgive me because I’m old.  I’m rude, they say because I insist on punctuation. I agree I’m rude, but I think it’s for other reasons. These are […]

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Legalese — Liquor Delivery

08/29/2020 Lori Duff 0

You may have heard about the new Georgia law that allows for home delivery of alcoholic beverages.  The law, House Bill 879, is fairly lengthy, and convoluted, so I thought I’d break it down here. […]

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Fine China

08/24/2020 Lori Duff 0

My Dad is just now winding up what he is calling his Farewell Tour. “Yeah, yeah.” said my son.  “Cher had five of those.” He is making an up and down road trip of the […]

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Legalese — The Post Office

08/17/2020 Lori Duff 0

The United States Post Office has been in the news a lot lately.  Wherever you stand on the matter, here’s some information you probably didn’t know about it: the post office is constitutional.  The original […]

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Day of Silence

08/08/2020 Lori Duff 0

“Think before you speak.” Is there anyone – anyone? – who will doubt the wisdom of this old saw?  I’m going to go with “no.”  I mean, “speak before you think” makes no sense.  “Go […]

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Legalese — Confederate Monuments

08/02/2020 Lori Duff 0

Like just about everyone who has spent more than ten minutes south of the Mason-Dixon line, I have an opinion about the propriety of Confederate Monuments in public spaces.  I am not here to tell […]

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Ode to Admins During Coronapocalypse

07/25/2020 Lori Duff 0

I’m more fortunate than a lot of people, I suppose, in that during coronapocalypse my industry, the law, has been considered an essential one and we never really shut down.  Things shifted to Zoom and […]

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My Jubilee Year

07/12/2020 Lori Duff 0

I happen to have been born in a Jubilee Year.  A Jubilee Year is a biblical thing, specifically Leviticus 25:8-13, and although it is a fairly complicated concept, it can be summed up as a […]

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A Snake in the Grass

06/27/2020 Lori Duff 0

It was during regular business hours and I was on the phone with someone of some rank, even though it was someone I knew well, and we were discussing Important Business that Mattered. My son […]

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Legalese — Long Loads

06/20/2020 Lori Duff 0

How many times have you been driving down the road and there is a truck or trailer in front of you that has lumber or logs in the bed that are sticking out?  Sometimes there […]

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The Power of Shoes

06/13/2020 Lori Duff 0

If you were to run into me on the street, or in the grocery store, or any of the places it is possible to run into me when we are not in a pandemic and […]

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Legalese — The Right to Assembly

06/06/2020 Lori Duff 0

The United States of America originated with a rebellion.  Our forefathers and mothers became so frustrated when the King of England wouldn’t listen to them and address their grievances that they fought a war and […]

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