LINKED IN: Judges complete their course work in Ireland
To offer an idea of how challenging the wind-swept golf courses of northwest Ireland can be, Washtenaw County Trial Court Judge David Swartz reports that for a 10-day tour of eight courses, he took along three dozen golf balls.And returned home with one.The courses were brutally difficult, says...
POLE POSITION: Professor has traveled to earth's outer edges
There are plenty of jokes about lawyers and sharks.Not so many about lawyers and polar bears.But as attorney Sue Carter will tell you, when a polar bear is after your group, you dont have to be the fastest to escape just dont be the slowest.How did this professor in the School of Journalism at...
SPIN CYCLE: Father and son travel America's back roads
Attorney Eric Lundquist was 30 miles from anywhere. He sat under a tree alongside the Alaska Highway smoking a cigar in the middle of the Yukon wilderness. He was not much worried about bears. But he was a little.His BMW motorcycle was parked on the two-lane highways shoulder, useless. The master...
Discovery: Once a war zone, Vietnam now a hotspot for tourism
Rock formations resembling the thumbs of giants rise up out of the misty waters of Ha Long Bay. With thousands of limestone isles scattered across it, Descending Dragon Bay is one of Vietnams most picturesque tourist destinations.Detroit attorney Dan Share and his wife Sophie Fierro-Share can...