Truth and Perspective: We Can Save A Life…

A few minutes ago, I popped open my twitter feed and read a numbing tweet from Jack Harvey. A “Pennington” search confirmed my worst fears; Trey succumbed to the darkest of human conditions–hopelessness. Trey was a man of faith. He was a family man, and if you ever had a conversation with him, you likely had a sense that he was grounded. He was. Depression is not a respecter of education, class, faith, family, fame, or “happiness.” It strikes like a viper and speaks worthlessness and desperation directly to the core of those who taste its venom. When I read Bridget Pilloud’s tribute to Trey and personal struggle with depression, I was struck by the simple gesture of her professor that assisted her off the ledge: She asked me if I was thinking about suicide. Yes, I said. I was so depressed that I didn’t realize that she was going to try to talk me out of…

Glenn?

We may have another Glenn Reynolds in the making over at Floydville’s new bastard child, but more than likely this is just the typical Grogger protocal. He set it up today and has been posting in 15 minute intervals. You might still take a stroll over to floydville2, or is it just floydville–he’s going to have to do something about that.

Killed

Bar Prep started today. BAR/BRI four hours a day in class and ??? hours outside of class until July 11, and then two weeks of hell before the big days July 26 and 27! As most of law school went, some people are freaking out, some people are acting cool but freaking out internally, and others are just not really paying attention. Turning on the hard core studying a little over a week after we graduated is a real challenge, but I am up to it. Sorry the posts have been sparse. After graduation, I was working tons of hours, and now it looks like I am going to try to keep working some and study for this bar. I will try to post some in the coming months about the process and the change of stress level. One publication that I read suggested 600 hours of studying over the…

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