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August 12, 2005

baring a tan line

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 6:49 pm

It’s time for some Alice in August:


summer’s end . . .
the staggered heights
of black umbrellas







late summer–
baring the tan line
on my wrist






late August –
pushing through cornstalks
midnight raccoons



summer’s end” – The Heron’s Nest (April 2002)

“late summer” – The Heron’s Nest (Sept. 2001)

“late August” – Honourable mention Betty Drevniok contest 2001





the old couple’s legs —

skinny and pale as


[Aug. 12, 2005]





tiny check George Wallace is always trying to make insurance law interesting over

at Declarations & Exclusions, while also attempting to remain even-

handed.  He succeeds at both more often than you  might expect.  Earlier

this week he even buttered up the California Insurance Commissioner,

who had sniffed out fraud at a well-known L.A. waffle house.


tiny check Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly has a wrap-up of the new pay-raise law,

with quotes from many of the interested parties.  See “Bar advocates return

in droves, crisis averted: Legislature passes pay-raise bill”  (by Tony Wright,

Aug. 8, 2005).   Also, in a letter to the MLW editor, attorney Deborah Sirotkin-

Butler advises a “wait and see” approach to the new legislation.


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