Daily Life

Honoring Rodger Gigax

Rodger was married to Patsy, Cathy’s older sister. I first met him at a Roach Family Thanksgiving dinner. Cathy had 3 brothers and a father, and they all wanted to protect their little sister. As the 4 of them looked askance at this...

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The Chairman Speaks

I was invited to a meeting of the Tuesday Night Irregulars. The Irregulars were mostly judges, legal luminaries, and ex-Bar Association presidents. I was younger than most of them and the only non-lawyer in the room. At the head of the table was...

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3 days after Katrina

Copyright © Ric Dexter 2005 On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, 80% of the city was flooded, causing a reported $125 billion in damage. That doesn’t include the human damage. One thousand two hundred people died. One million five...

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