R.I.P. V. Paul Gavora, 1931-2018


WC met Paul Gavora in the Northland Hub bankruptcy.1 WC represented the Unsecured Creditors Committee. The committee wanted its members paid. Gavora wanted out. It was not a happy situation. In a business reorganization bankruptcy, in this case a Chapter 11, the unsecured creditors are permitted to organize and have a collective voice in how…

"That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain." Hamlet, Act I, scene 5

The Pathological Liar in Chief


We have a President who lies. Who lies all the time. There are mental illnesses that involve compulsive lying. Perhaps that’s what’s going on. If so, WC isn’t qualified to offer a diagnosis. But WC isn’t sure it’s so simple. Sure, most of the lies are calculated to make Trump look better. In his speech…

Black Phoebe on Tombstone, San Diego, CA

Memorial Day, 2018


A post from four years ago. In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were…