Columns

Burned out? Take these steps to recharge

April 25, 2016

Shawn Healy, The Daily Record Newswire There are few things more discouraging than to invest significant time and effort in your career, only to want to quit because you feel burnt out. Burnout is a common yet preventable experience among hardworking professionals. ...

Dad cuisine (frozen Snickers)

April 25, 2016

My father was not the cook in our family. One time my mother was quite ill, and my dad gathered me and my sisters, ruefully telling us, “Well kids, I guess we don’t eat dinner tonight.” My poor mom, within earshot, dragged herself out of ...

Army hospital served by 'angels of mercy'

April 25, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Decades ago, when the Vietnam War was still raging and American casualties were mounting, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center near Denver was the hospital site where most of the wounded were sent for medical treatment. It ...

Attorney discipline: Special concerns for patent lawyers

April 25, 2016

Thomas Hallin, Fishman Stewart PLLC Almost 40 years ago, an old-time lawyer I was litigating against lamented during one of the breaks, “The practice of law isn’t what it used to be.” What would he say today? The adage that “if you ...

A tent vs. jail cell, you make the call

April 25, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek I renewed my license tabs, and noticed that if my plate was 10 years or older, it had to be replaced to ensure that it was legible. MCL 257.225(2) states a registration plate shall be “in a place and position that is clearly visible…maintained ...

Stinky Spice

April 25, 2016

Nick Roumel A few months back I bought two Indian cookbooks. For me, these are not just new recipes, but different techniques altogether. Recently I tried my hand at spicy baby eggplant, with a side of spinach bread. I had to read each recipe several times ...