Tag: prophet

19 Mar

Prophets in My Midst: The (Good) Lawyer

Part of a series about everyday people I met who said a lot. About a year ago my wife had some legal woes dealing with an old landlord. We were also in the middle of making peace with upstairs neighbors who really couldn’t be bothered with the fact that folk live below them (I’m guessing […]

18 Jan

Prophets in My Midst: The Valve Salesman

Part of a series about everyday people I met who said a lot. Engineers can be a strange lot. On one hand they’re pretty dorky, wrapped up in numbers, equations and formulas, but they’re also usually men, and when I was one in the late ’80s, we were “guys.” So when Larry the valve salesman […]