Many of you are busy poring over bar prep materials -- outlines, essays, and practice questions. Breaks can be important, too. As the New York Times has reported, relaxation can increase productivity.
For some of you, running at a metro park is an ideal way to spend time away from the bar, but if you're like me, you'll probably use that time going over outlines or problems in your head.
How about a reading break? Being absorbed in a bestseller takes your mind off of the elements of contract formation or lien priorities. The Columbus Metropolitan Library's summer reading program includes prizes for adults, among them a $25 Target gift card. If you don't want to stray too far from the law, try out the ABA's new editions of Perry Mason. What better way for Columbus to maintain its status as the most intelligent community of the year?