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Time and Summer (A Replay)

In recognition of the upcoming Independence Day holiday in the U.S., and in what has become an annual tradition, I am reprising here my 2012 essay about Time and Summer, which can be found here. Have a great Fourth of July holiday. Thank you to all of my loyal readers.… Continue Reading

Tallinn, Estonia

The D&O Diary completed its European assignment with a final stop late last week in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital city. With a population of around 440,000, Tallinn is relatively compact. In fact, the population of the entire country of Estonia (with a total land area roughly equal to that of the states of Vermont and New … Continue Reading

May in Norway

The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop in Oslo, Norway’s capital city, located at the northern end of Oslofjord (as shown in the accompanying picture). Oslo is a city in transformation; its urban area population has grown by over one-third since 2000, to over 1 million.  At times … Continue Reading

April in Paris

The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop in Paris, for meetings. I have been to Paris many times before, but almost always in the fall or winter. Before this trip, I hadn’t really had the pleasure of seeing Paris in the spring. What I found was that — though warmer … Continue Reading

A Clash of Names

It all began over a bottle of wine. A bottle of wine from Portugal, to be precise. The wine was from the the Tejo region, named for its proximity to the Rio Tejo, the river that runs through the heart of the Iberian peninsula and on which sits Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city. As I pointed … Continue Reading

Another Round of Frisbee Photos

Readers continue to send in their pictures taken with their Tenth Anniversary edition D&O Diary Frisbees. The Frisbee Photos have been taken in locations both far and near, with the most recent collection including a very heavy representation of pictures taken at beaches or in bars, as well as with kids and dogs.  Readers will … Continue Reading

The Next Round of Frisbee Photos

The many travels of readers’ D&O Diary Tenth Anniversary Frisbees have continued, with stops in places both familiar and remote. The results are a variety of Frisbee photos taken on location in places both far and wide and accompanied by everything from beer to champagne. Readers will recall that in connection with The D&O Diary’s recent tenth … Continue Reading

Of Time and Summer (A Reprise)

In recognition of the Independence Day holiday in the U.S., and in what is now something of an annual tradition, I am reprising here my 2012 essay about Time and Summer, which can be found here. Have a great Fourth of July holiday. Thank you to all of my loyal readers.… Continue Reading

Germany in January

The D&O Diary was on assignment in Germany this past week, with stops for meetings in Cologne and for a conference in Frankfurt. January, it turns out, is a less than optimal month in which to visit Northern Europe. The conditions are generally cold, grey and dark. When composing their timeless folk tales the Brothers … Continue Reading

A Q&A with the D&O Diary

Due to personal circumstances, I will not be adding new posts for the next few days.To hold things over until I return, I thought I would post a link to the Q&A I did with Tom Fox on his FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog last week. The Q&A covers a lot of ground, from my childhood, … Continue Reading

Mug Shots for the New Year

What better way to start off the New Year than with another round of readers’ mug shots. The pictures posted below should help to get 2014 off to a colorful start.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one … Continue Reading

Mug Shots for the Holiday Season

What could be more appropriate during this festive holiday season than another round of readers’ pictures of their D&O Diary mugs?   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one – for free – but only if the mug recipient … Continue Reading

Even More Mug Shots from Readers

The pictures readers have taken with their D&O Diary mugs have continued to arrive, and so it is time for another round of readers’ mug shots.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one  – for free – but only … Continue Reading

More Mug Shots from Readers

It is time to post another round of photos that readers have taken of their D&O Diary mugs I never cease to be amazed at the diversity of shots and the different photographic visions that readers’ pictures exhibit. .   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone … Continue Reading

The Guardian of the Realm Files an Opposition to the Motion of “The Government”

In a criminal case against defendant Donald Powell pending in Tennessee (Williamson County) Circuit Court, the prosecution filed a motion in limine seeking to prevent defense counsel from referring to the prosecution as “the government.” In his brief in Opposition (here), Powell’s defense attorney, Drew Justice, pointed out that the term “the government” is frequently … Continue Reading

More and More Readers’ Mug Shots

The D&O Diary mug continues to make cameo appearances at venues near and far. The latest round of mug shots incudes pictures of a variety of classic American scenes, including sun-drenched shots of city skylines.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary … Continue Reading

Another Round of Mug Shots

Readers continue to send in photographs of their D&O Diary mugs. Readers also continue to demonstrate both creativity and a willingness to travel great distances to get just the right mug shot.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary coffee … Continue Reading

Still More Readers Mug Shots

The pictures readers have taken with their D&O Diary mugs have continued to arrive. The range of settings and locations continues to impress and entertain.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary coffee mug – for free – but only … Continue Reading

Even More Readers’ Mug Shots

The D&O Diary mug’s many travels have continued including visits to some of the most dramatic and revered locales in the world. At the same time, the D&O Diary mug is also at ease even when just at home or at the office.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to … Continue Reading

More Readers’ Mug Shots

The many travels of readers’ D&O Diary mugs have continued, with stops in places both familiar and exotic. The results are a variety of mug shots taken on location in places both far and wide. As reflected in the pictures below, the mug is at ease with lobsters, gnomes and volcanoes, and is an appropriate … Continue Reading
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