Far From Home

April 28, 2017

I had never been to ElkΒ County, PennsylvaniaΒ before. Almost fiveΒ hours from Philadelphia, it never occurred to me that I would tryΒ a case out this way. Oh well, it’s a short one day bench trial, mightΒ as well enjoy the experience of seeing new places.

As I arrived late on a Sunday night, the area had a certain charm to it. Surrounded by state game land and steel factories, I felt like I had traveled back in time about 100 years.Β Things seemed much simpler out here.

Starving after a long drive, I pulled up into a diner and sat down next to a heavy fellow. We began striking up a conversation.

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