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Month: January 2015

WILLIAM “BILL” TAYLOR LEGENDARY ANACORTES BASKETBALL COACH

WILLIAM “BILL” TAYLOR LEGENDARY ANACORTES BASKETBALL COACH

William "Bill" Taylor was one of Anacortes most successful basketball coaches. He also was a positive influence in so many young men's lives, including mine.  Today, January 24th, is the annversary of the death of a great coach and mentor to me, William Taylor. I've published a full account of my high school relationship to this great coach and his profound influence in my life: https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2013/01/william-taylor.html . In addition, I published a background of this unique man who was so important in guiding…

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SCIENCE YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO LEARN IN HIGHSCHOOL

SCIENCE YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO LEARN IN HIGHSCHOOL

Lita and I spent a great week in Hawaii last week before she has knee replacement in early February. I had a chance to do a lot of reading and one book I enjoyed was "A Short Hstory of Nearly Eerything by Bill Bryson. It covered science from universe to the ocean and the world of atoms. Here are some random passages which were impressive to me. You can summarize the scientific knowledge by saying our earth is estimated to be…

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PHYLLIS ENNES LUVERA 1928 – 2013

PHYLLIS ENNES LUVERA 1928 – 2013

My sister Phyllis Ennes died on January 7, 2013. She was the oldest of the three children with Anita Mayer in the middle and I as the youngest. For my previous post about Phyllis see  https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2013/01/phyllis-luvera-ennes-1928-2013.htm  Born to Paul and Mary Luvera in Anacortes she graduated from Anacortes High School in 1946 with honors and attended the University of Washington where hs obtained a degree in English. In 1953, the year I graduated from high school, she earned a teaching certicate from Western…

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NEW YEAR 2015 REFLECTIONS ABOUT BECOMING A PLAINTIFF’S TRIAL LAWYER

NEW YEAR 2015 REFLECTIONS ABOUT BECOMING A PLAINTIFF’S TRIAL LAWYER

I have written in the past about people who have played a significant role in my life and to whom I am indebted. Http://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2010/01/william-h-taylor-anacortes-coach-and-mentor.html.html  There have also been significant events that played a major role in my development as a trial lawyer. 2015 seems like an appropriate time to reflect upon my good fortune in this regard. I have had a lot of fortunate events in my life but some are particularly noteworthy. Through a series of lucky circumstances I somehow ended up…

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