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The Lady and the Tiger and the Lawyer

Lindsay relished the sweet and milky taste in every spoonful of her ice cream, a celebration of yet another victory for her and her team. Her colleagues gossiped about the peculiarity of a grown woman choosing a banana split over, say, a bourbon or cigar, but Lindsay brought in enough clients and won enough cases that she could have gotten away with obscenely strange customs. The truth was that Lindsay’s ritual wasn’t just to literally savor her victories, but a superstitious habit for continued luck, and had been effective since her baseball team in college won the state championship.

 

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