- Member for
- 4 years 48 weeks
- View recent blog entries
|46 weeks 4 days ago||Thank you to your wife for||
Thank you to your wife for what she does.
|1 year 1 week ago||I wondered if last week's||
I wondered if last week's Sherlock was knocking The Prestigue when Sherlock said, "It's never twins!" and Watson replied "What about a secret twin?"
|1 year 3 weeks ago||While we're at it||
The Portland Alumni Club put a great design together for the same scholarship raising purpose: http://portlandumclub.annarbortees.com.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Hood, Hail, Harbaugh... Can't||
Hood, Hail, Harbaugh... Can't be a coincidence.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Online sales partners?||
Folks in OR (and elsewhere) are asking about online sales. Shirts are currently only sold at game gatherings in Portland. Any suggestions on a site people could custom order them from one at a time? Especially if you also could order long sleeve variations, etc. Catch is profits after that site's still need to go to Portland's scholarship fund. Thx.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Heh, sorry brother. You do||
Heh, sorry brother. You do the work because you love the work, not for clicks; remember that.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||GAH!||
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Couldn't agree more. Feels||
Couldn't agree more. Feels like we play them all the time. How about an interesting ACC opponent that would generate national attention like, oh, I don't know, NOTRE DAME?!
|1 year 42 weeks ago||This explains a lot,||
This explains a lot, especially why you're focusing on the availability of legal jobs (which I still think you're overstating) and not the quality of legal jobs. If your monthly loan payment is almost two grand (i.e., around $24K a year), and the job you're lucky enough to get in non-Big Law pays anywhere from $45K to $80K pre-tax, then you're somewhere between lower middle class and maybe just slightly more than paycheck-to-paycheck. And that's if you're single with no dependents.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||"Willing to bet?" I second||
"Willing to bet?" I second the experience of someone who disagrees with you about the value of career services. Look, I'm sure you're a nice guy. Maybe you work for a law school or otherwise have a dog in this fight. That's fine. But you don't need to shill for them when you're not actually on the job. I work for clients I don't like, because I need to make a living, too (especially after all that debt). But I don't do that work for free.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||The ABA is to law students||
The ABA is to law students what the NCAA is to student athletes. I'm exaggerating a little, but only a little. The ABA's lax oversight and speedy credentialing of new law schools, which make universities money while flooding the market with law school graduates who haven't even been trained in the actual practice of law, remains a huge part of the problem.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||State and local budgets are||
State and local budgets are stretched extremely thin. And a lot of people want to be ADAs or public defenders. Don't expect those jobs to be available. I had my first kid five years after graduating, and I still worry about money for her. That's despite getting a law firm job that paid well right out of law school. Also, the older you get, the less marketable you become. So even if you get that firm job, they push you out after some number of years if you don't make partner. And very few do. So then what?
|1 year 42 weeks ago||How to write and file a||
How to write and file a complaint. How to perform discovery. How to depose a witness. Motions to make before, during, and after trial. How to draft a contract. How to facilitate a business transaction, such as a merger or acquisition. I learned none of these things in law school. I learned all of them in my years of working for law firms. I just don't know how people who start solo practices do it.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||The problem is so-called "law||
The problem is so-called "law schools" don't teach students how to practice law. Call them "Writing and Analysis Schools," and I wouldn't call them a scam. With a more accurate name, I probably wouldn't have been suckered by the word "law" and my top 20 school's inflated job and grad income stats into paying well more than $100K to become a better writer.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Law school is an effing racket||
Thank god this isn't for real. My wife and I are the better part of a decade out and are still paying an extra monthly rent in law school debt payments. It affects every decision we make, and it wasn't worth it. And we were among those lucky few to get immediately employed in jobs that paid well enough. Stay far away from this scam, young Wolverines.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||Coach needs your votes!||
Current leaderboard has Coach Beilein and his charity at 3% in 8th place. By contrast, Iowa State is 1st with 23%, Painter's Purdue is 2nd with 14%, and Turgeon's Maryland is 6th with 4%. We win Every Day Should Be Saturday's charity drive each year, so there's no reason we shouldn't also win this.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Remember when Freep did real news?||
So Freep went from being a sports tabloid (Practicegate) to being tabloid tabloid (student with celebrity parent), justifying it all because there's a Michigan hook? Pathetic. They must be getting really desperate.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||This||
Seriously, what's so wrong with the DOE conducting an investigation to get some answers? It's irrelevant who's responsible for the complaint. I, like a great many Michigan students, alumni, and fans want to know whether this serious matter was handled properly. And the University just hasn't been forthcoming. If the DOE can get some answers so we can know one way or the other, then it will ultimately put this to rest. And if the DOE finds impropriety by the University, then we'll suffer the consequences but finally be able to move on.
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Trying to forget it.||
Trying to forget it.
|3 years 9 weeks ago||If the way Gardner's core has||
If the way Gardner's core has held up over the past few weeks is any indication, then yes, he has.
|3 years 9 weeks ago||I hear ya guy.||
I hear ya guy.
|3 years 10 weeks ago||I quickly read that first||
I quickly read that first sentence as, "Jason Whitlock is both fascinating and terribly disturbing if not also very sad."
|3 years 10 weeks ago||Go Blue and a thank you to||
Go Blue and a thank you to you and your brothers and sisters in arms, my friend.
|3 years 10 weeks ago||And in exchange McGary joins||
And in exchange McGary joins the football team for the rest of November, right?
|3 years 19 weeks ago||Although I greatly appreciate||
Although I greatly appreciate Mr. Ross's generosity, am I the only one not thrilled that the athetlic campus -- which includes buildings named for Schembechler, Crisler, Yost, and Oosterbaan -- is being renamed after a man who happens to be a wealthy donor?
|3 years 19 weeks ago||I'll give her the benefit of||
I'll give her the benefit of the doubt she wasn't saying "Go Orange" during this year's Final Four.
|3 years 31 weeks ago||I was wondering what happened||
I was wondering what happened to Orlando Bloom. It's like he used to be in movies but now is not in movies anymore.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||Well done.||
|3 years 41 weeks ago||Every time I think that I||
Every time I think that I can't respect Denard enough, he finds a way to make me even more proud that he wore the winged helmet. He will be missed.
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Thank god.||
I really needed this after the camo uniform reveal.