Friday, July 31, 2009

Why is the Department of Interior reading this blog?

On July 9, 2009, someone from the US Department of Interior paid Legally Irreverent a visit. Below is the screenshot - I've highlighted the pertinent part in yellow.

This federal government employee spent approximately 4 minutes and 27 seconds of tax payer time, surfing this blog - spanning seven pages. In the heat of my civic and moral outrage at this wasteful use of taxpayer resources, I decided to track down the cyber path of this frolicking federal employee.

This is what I found.

Apparently, if you googled "reflecting pool water" or "reflecting pool dirty water," Legally Irreverent comes up as amongst the top returns.

The reason?

My post about The Obelisk of Washington and the Reflecting Pool of Death is amongst the most frequented links for individuals researching the Washington Monument and the reflecting pool.

I suppose it is possible that my exclusive and "insightful" look at the failures of the National Park Service has caught the attention of its parent agency, the US Department of Interior... or alternatively, it could have been just a bored and frolicking employee was wasting tax payer's time.

If anyone happens to visit the National Mall, please let me know if the federal government has remedied the disgusting water problem, or properly paved the sidewalks. In the absence of any evidence that the National Mall has been revamped, I guess I'll just have to assume that the employee was frolicking, and wasting taxpayer's money.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bar Exam (Day Two) - Veni, Vidi, Vici?

Today was the second day of the Pennsylvania bar examination. It was less stressful than yesterday, as I had ample time (6 hours) to complete the 200 question multiple choice exam.

Law school folks! It has been a long road - and an occasionally tough road, but our formal education is now complete (hopefully?), and the real education begins! But before I do anything else, I think I'm going to get a drink, chill out for a bit, and uh... remedy the damage left by the legal Dementors.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Bar Exam (Day One) - The Beginning of the End.

After a long hiatus, I'm back! I can't express how much studying for the bar exam takes out of a person. It is like having a Dementor hovering over your head constantly sucking out your soul.

Today was the first day of the Pennsylvania bar examination. Day one consisted of six essay questions, and an additional performance test.

I thought I did ok? We'll see in October when they publish the results. As for now? I'm going to have a drink, relax, and maybe somewhat review for tomorrow's 200 multiple choice component.

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