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Pound it out

Last night I finished memorizing “The Cook’s Tale” by Geoffrey Chaucer. It is the final poem in a set known as “Fragment I” of the Canterbury Tales, written in Middle …

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Desperado

A friend sent me this amazing aphorism after I told him that my life plan was, over the next five years, to exit the practice of law and become an …

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My first dollar

It isn’t as easy as it sounds, transitioning from a full-time lawyer to a full-time itinerant bicycling minstrel of medieval Chaucerian poetry. Most people are like, “Dude, nothing to it. …

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Vanity project

When I got the invoice, Greg said, “It’s a bit pricey for a vanity project.” Actually, it wasn’t. It was the bargain of the century. Greg Leibert had designed from …

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