I suppose it's possible I'll lie on my deathbed regretting that I didn't work harder and say everything I had to say, but I think what I'll really wish is that I could have one more beer with Chris, another long talk with Megan, one last good hard laugh with Boyd. Life is too short to be busy." - Tim Kreider, The Busy Trap, NY Times, June 30, 2012And it is this same line of thinking is at the core of my motivation to practice law part-time. Life it too short. The brevity of life, and knowing it is brief, focuses my attention and is why I balance my role as mother against my role as lawyer. Many days I go from one hat to the other in 0.2 seconds. Break neck change of pass can be tiring, but it is worth it. Life is too short not to maximize being with my kids, and will pass too quickly for me not to use the legal education I fought so hard to earn.
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