I love October.  We get dropping temperatures (most years), a trip to Saint Simons Island for my annual conference, and Halloween.  Some years, we take an additional work-related trip, but this year, the military interfered with that plan. This year, we took our newish electric car to SSI.  It took longer, but we enjoyed our charging stops along the way in Macon and Savannah.  Just before we left, I slapped on a license plate from 1985 and took what may be my favorite picture ever: Once we arrived,…






For the 4th consecutive year, I took the family with me for my annual workers’ comp law seminar at Saint Simons Island in southeast Georgia (I’ve gone every year since starting in 2004, save 2007, when I was in Iraq).  This year was a bit different in that I had to fly down at 10pm (to Jacksonville, FL), since I had a meeting in Atlanta I couldn’t miss that ended at 9pm.  The rest of the family took drove that afternoon, and I joined them in their slumber…