Retiring into a Bright Sadness-Lawyerist

Wow, Lawyerist has a second great column this week on living life as a lawyer.  Lawyerist is starting to stand out as the top blog for lawyers like us.
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by Daniel Farr on on October 23rd, 2013
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“…I was tired after 40 years of practicing law. It was time for a new road map: more music with the band, flannel shirts, bike riding, road trips, grandparenting, storytelling, teepee lodging, and embellishing memories with old pals. I wanted to be present with the people I love. Long ago, law practice began to rob me of living completely in the moment — reading to a grandchild; hiking with a son or daughter; sitting on a beach with my wife and friends — always a part of my mind was practicing law. Did we meet the filing deadline? I should have returned that phone call. Do we have enough money in the pot to meet payday? That elderly couple should have received a discount, but I don’t need one more box of overgrown zucchini….”.
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