Columns

May it Please the Palate- This breakfast is a mouthful

April 14, 2014

What's for breakfast? How about - "Grilled Peaches, Greek Yogurt, and Feta Jalapeño Cornbread, with Sweet Basil Vinegar Glaze." There is simply no shorter way to say it. There are, however longer ways to say it, especially the glaze. I could, for example, ...

Monday Profile- Michelle Radloff

April 14, 2014

By Jo Mathis Legal News Michelle Radloff grew up in Ypsilanti and Livonia and always wanted to be a lawyer. She has worked and volunteered since she was 14, started her first business when she was 18, and helped create LEAP--Lawyers for Equal ...

May it Please the Palate- Sushi overload

April 14, 2014

By Nick Roumel Yes, there is such a thing as too much sushi. At the end of a recent sushi tasting, my panelists cried, "No more!" Perfectly good raw fish, rice and seaweed went into the trash. Whether they stirred the nocturnal urgings of ...

May it Please the Palate- What happens in Vegas ...

April 14, 2014

LAS VEGAS--I am here for a (air quote) seminar (end air quote, make sarcastic face). These two arduous instructional days end at the ungodly hour of 4 p.m., the only thing in the City of Sin that is on a timer. The Wynn Hotel and Resort is a model of ...

Thursday Profile- Kathleen Brown

April 14, 2014

By Jo Mathis Legal News What is your idea of perfect happiness? A balanced life with family, friends and work. I really love to travel. What is your greatest fear? Poverty. Which living person do you most admire? I really ...

The 'Burnett' case makes for a good summer read

April 14, 2014

By Marie E. Matyjaszek If you want a drama-filled read involving lawyers, dementia and a sex change, look no further than the recently published Court of Appeals "Burnett" case (with an absurdly long actual case name - In re Estate of Devon Pearl ...