The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

As a lawyer you see it all ... “the oily wheels of every fortune, the hideous wrangling of heirs over corpses not yet cold, the human heart grappling with the Penal Code” (BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850) : Le Notaire (1840). You also get your brain picked. Indeed.   A woman of my wisened age & … Continue reading The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

Tiny Vintage Miniature Barrister Lawyer Doll

Learned in the law is Portia Mouseatticus-Finch Esq., up early this morning to get dressed & attired in her working clothes for court: a short wig, black gown & white collar or jabot.

Our Little French Village House ‘La Petite Maison des Avocats’

Back in December 2019 NGE and I started working towards the purchase of a little old stone maison in France.  When I say old, I mean old, very old . . . about 350 years!  The walls are thick, real thick.  I love the old architecture of these places many with their worn & weathered … Continue reading Our Little French Village House ‘La Petite Maison des Avocats’