The Gift of Time

Caring for an aging parent puts life into perspective I have suddenly come to the realization that I am part of an aging population. I turn 70 this year and frequently ask my lovely wife, Mary Jane, if she is sure that I’m not going to
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Along the River

Life lessons come in many forms, but the ones found outdoors are the ones that stick I was raised by my grandparents in a small town called Medford. My mother was 17 when I was born, and with an uncle three years my senior, I became one
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Unexpected Gifts

COVID-19 has forced us all to reevaluate what we take for granted I know for all of us, the past year has been both challenging and life-changing. COVID-19 took my dad just before Thanksgiving. My mother, both brothers, and my wife all
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The Ethics of Pandemic Life

Make the unselfish choice to mask up to protect others With the raging COVID-19 virus playing havoc with our lives, our work, our health and our American society, we individually must make rational decisions to protect one another. The
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Get out!

Outdoors education helps our kids grow in so many ways More now than ever before those who have an interest in learning about the outdoors find it difficult to make connections with people to teach them. This is especially true when it
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Blessing Boxes

Give what you can -- take what you need One cold day in January I called a meeting to see what our law firm could do for the community in the coming year. Over my 40+ years in business I have learned that one of the most important
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Coping with COVID

Pandemic’s far-reaching effects will linger over many aspects of life There is no question about the importance of social interaction. Many people who are doing their best to follow the safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19 are finding
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Ride Responsibly

It’s about this time of year with spring right around the corner that I am reminded of the importance of motorcycle safety. In my years of practice, I have represented many injured motorcycle riders and all of those cases have a
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Trials and Tribulations

Navigating Parenthood as a Single Parent When it comes to parenting most of us are relatively unprepared. We may know the basics from our experience with family or friends, or at least we think we know. But, for every parent I have ever
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The Right Representation

In selecting a lawyer, the first thing you should do is make sure you are selecting a lawyer whose primary area of practice is in the area of your need. The legal profession does not have clear specialty differentiations, as opposed to…
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