Gaslight Club – Chicago: A memory of the Roaring 20s lives on

Not to be confused with the Gaslight in Racine, the Gaslight Club located in the O’Hare Hilton is the last of the original 1920s speakeasies that inspired the old Playboy Clubs. The service staff consists of beautiful and charming can-can girls dressed in corsets, tassels and fishnet stockings. The Gaslight Club extends beyond even that, attracting a more transient business […]

Hooray for the Federal Rules of Evidence!

The Federal Rules of Evidence used in United States federal courts and adopted by many states and the military are the codification of many years of common law rules of evidence. The development of modern rules of evidence has been a process of nothing more than putting old wine into new wineskins. If one can understand common law notions of […]

Do your relationships keep you stuck? The invisible threads of important people in your life

Often the most dangerous obstacles to personal and professional growth and finding your passion are unconscious. Women tend to blame themselves, rather than looking outside to see what may be holding them back. As a woman once told me, “It’s easier to blame yourself than to dig deep.” So if you’re interested in digging deeper to find your passion, here […]

Get an irreproachable approach shot

In the early 1990s, I attended my first Professional Tennis Record (PTR) training session in Lacey, Washington. The instructor presented me with an excellent slice approach shot. He consistently hit shots deep down the court that stayed so low they were nearly impossible to recover. He gave me the opportunity to demonstrate the shot and it was difficult for me […]