Rhodes is the single mother of twin 13-year-olds, and, like me, she is a full-time attorney at a busy law firm. (And, if you're wondering, Rhodes is indeed a Rhodes scholar.) She came in earlier than I did this morning and left around 5:30. Rhodes went home, made dinner for her boys, and then came back around 8:30 to resume working. She's still here, too. In fact, it was her extensive experience with electronic discovery that got me really going on my motion tonight. Even though it was late, she took the time to explain a few things to me. Rhodes really is quite awesome.
Now this, my friends, is a true working mother -- someone who genuinely cares about her obligations at the office and her little ones at home. I am amazed every day by Rhodes' juggling. She is a phenomenal lawyer and a super mom. Tonight was not out-of-the-ordinary for Rhodes. She keeps this schedule rather regularly.
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It's nights like these that make me wonder if Monkey the Baby Hater could ever be like Rhodes. At this point, I can only admire what she does and shake my head.