I have often said that the best thing my parents ever gave me was a great education.
- Super prep school for grades 9 to 12, even better college, and then law school [thanks to my wife, who worked as a teacher, I was able to pay for law school, but Mom and Dad still helped out].
- Ironically, the worst thing I ever did to myself – drugs – led me to another great education … in “the school of hard knocks”.
- Experience, part of which is nos 1 and 2 above, has been a tremendous education. My broad experience over 71 years, working, studying, playing, and screwing up with so many different characters, from Supreme Court Justice to addicts at the shelter,
And I still love to learn; I read scores of articles every week, mostly on criminal justice topics, and newspapers.
All of which has made me unusually well prepared to be doing what I do. So, if you have a problem or question regarding prisons or criminal justice, call me: Got a Problem with the Criminal Justice System? CALL this Guy!
I happen to be “highly over educated”, but never forget this: Nobody is “better” than another; we all are just different. READ ALSO Essay on Being Different -kra Mental Health