From the courthouse to my office is not far, but it is much farther from my office to my home: out Main street, then the county highway, then the dirt road that leads to my particular dirt road. Those country roads keep my car forever dusty, but they take me home to where the evenings give me stars and the mornings give me birds singing. Smog and traffic noise get left behind.

But not the troubles of the day or of my clients. Looking-Out-the-Dirt-Road-at-Twin-Hill