This past November, our firm was voted “Best Divorce Attorney” in Omaha.  Pinnacle moment right?  Everyone strives to be the best.  Be their best.  Do your best.  Being the best is one of our prime societal values.  But what does it mean?  Does it mean that my mom voted more times than any other person? …

Tim was dying of AIDS. When my younger brother spoke a bit of advice to his know-it-all prone sister, I listened. We were sitting on the sofa in the living room of the Tudor style home. Between two children in grade school and a busy law practice, taking down the holiday decorations was a low…

Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas. On the other hand, we bossed ourselves around, set impossible goals, and demanded longer hours than office jobs usually…

I lost it.  I mean, I actually lost it.  Over Christmas, I lost gifts for my Dad that I had purchased months prior.  I then lost the family calendar I created after compiling photos and working on the project all year.  I ordered it, it arrived, I loved it and now I can’t find it. …

If you woke up this morning bursting with enthusiasm about the year ahead and joyously recounting last night’s midnight champagne toast, congratulations. If you woke up this morning alone in your bed with the remote your only companion and potato chip crumbs pressed between your face and the pillow, congratulations. You see how you do…