The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
When the Soviet Union finally collapsed in 1991, I decided it was time to open my own office in Moscow. In the beginning, my “firm” consisted of myself, a Russian lawyer, a paralegal (who cooked lunch) and a Panasonic fax/telephone with terrible service, The office was the quintessence of shabby, although I couldn’t complain: The rent was only $7 a month. ~ Peter Pettibone, The Moscow Times
In 1991, I thought I had it rough if I had to pick up lunch for everybody in the office from the corner deli.This is a photo of a popular Russian dish, borsch, i.e. beet soup. The only way I would have been able to handle this recipe is if it had come in a can…Addendum: Sometimes paralegal news has an odd karmic twist. Ohio legal assistant Suzanne Domer’s black bean soup recipe is featured as “Soup of the week” at the Canton Repository.Beans = good.Beets = ugh.