I used to be a lawyer. There, I said it.
Go ahead, tell your jokes, think of all the clichés (“Oh boy, another story of a rich lawyer becoming whatever he wanted to become”), trot out Shakespeare’s hard-working line about killing all the lawyers. I have heard it all before (mostly in whispers, never to my face, which is nice). But here’s the thing: I used to be a government lawyer. Not so funny anymore. Now some of you are looking at your feet, slightly embarrassed, perhaps a bit ashamed. But you shouldn’t be. My story turned out well, just like all Hallmark movies, which is the reason I love Hallmark movies (there, I said that too).Read More