Autumn Leaves

Post Production

We’re still waiting for the next document to hit, the expected defense response to the plaintiffs motion to compel third-party documents.  We thought it would surface this week but it hasn’t hit the clerk’s office yet.  We’ll keep an eye on the database today just in case it gets filed this afternoon. 

But let’s be honest; thirteen months until the trial, sporadic filings until then and an uncertain schedule lays ahead. We’ve been maintaining a three post per week frequency since the earth cooled and that may be difficult to sustain in the out months.  We’re entering the desert. 

We’ll try our best, have a few ideas in mind regarding user-generated content and we may also lean on readers for more guest posts.

We’re holding a couple fun posts for next Monday and Wednesday, so in lieu of anything fresh today, a look ahead to the coming weeks.  We expect to start rolling out government exhibits admitted as evidence in the criminal trial:  The stipulations, GWU ER docs, more Price-Ward-Zaborsky emails, burglary grand jury testimony and perhaps color crime scene photos.

With any luck and for the sake of history, we’ll also pull the trial transcripts and post those, all twenty-two days worth, morning and afternoon sessions.

So as the lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer wind down, we’re taking today off.

33 comments for “Autumn Leaves

  1. Rebecca
    09/24/2010 at 11:54 AM

    Dear Editors,

    You certainly deserve the day off! It is a huge commitment to keep this site fresh and updated and your efforts are very much appreciated.

    I think all of the followers feel a little frustrated about the stretches of “dead” time that are ahead of us. But we also want sufficient time for the evidence to be appropriately examined and all relevant (or potentially relevant) information/documentation to be scrutinized. We want the truth and that demands a careful deliberate process.

    Posting the actual court documents periodically will give us time to digest and discuss each of them as we seek our own truths in this case.

    Enjoy this lovely fall weather (at least it is lovely where I am in New England and I think it’s the similar in DC)and relax this weekend.

    • Rich
      09/24/2010 at 1:38 PM

      Dear Rebecca:

      How did we, “Hook,” you in New England?

      Were you in Dc at the beginning of the case and relocated?

      • Rebecca
        09/24/2010 at 5:45 PM


        I am not sure how I found WMRW. I think I stumbled on a reference to the case at some on-line news source. But as soon as I found this site I was immediately hooked!

        Although the case itself is fascinating and quite compelling in its own right, I am equally fascinated with this blog. Actually, the word blog doesn’t seem to describe it properly. When I tell others about the site I am somewhat at a loss as to how to characterize it.

        You have found to create a non-fiction “book” in real time while incorporating the best of social media. Particpants can be involved or can simply observe. Each event, piece of evidence or bit of information is shared, disected and debated and various experts (law, psychology, medicine) provide explanations and help the others understand the nuances and meaning behind each one. It is an experience like no other!

        At the same time you have created a real community. The death of Chilaw made that abundantly clear. The grief we felt was real – and all for a woman that none of us would ever meet.

        At the heart of it all is another person that none of had ever met – Robert Wone. Yet we are all deeply invested in learning the truth about his death. That is what keeps us coming back day after day, and will keep us engaged even through the dry spell ahead as we await the civil trial.

        Thank you for creating this – whatever we want to call it. It is something special!

        • Rich
          09/24/2010 at 6:21 PM

          Dear Rebecca:

          I’ve been all over this case since the morning it broke over 4 years ago.

          I sat on the sidelines of the blog until about six months ago. Then, I became invested.

          Yes, we have built wonderful relationships with one another online and for the most part, no one has met one another nor engaged in conversations offline.

          The editors serve many purposes including, “Cheerleadrs,” for the site.

          Sometimes, folks on the site have to take a step back, as the ezchanges can get heated, but, everyone else jumps in keeps the integrity of the system honest.

          It is fascinating story, this online community we have developed, as witnessed by those affected and effected by the loss of a vital and frequent poster like Chi Law.

          Stay tune, it will only get better. 🙂

          • denton
            09/24/2010 at 7:23 PM

            Dear Rebecca and Rich,

            Please allow me to add that WMRW and the creators (Editors) gives a “live” picture of our daily routines with a “sense of purpose.”

            I know nothing about law or legal aspect of any cases. WMRW, not only educates me about law and how it applies to each and every step of proceedings, it also entertains me about “who” are the contributors this site.

            The part that I like the most is the latter one. I enjoy reading them all.

            Happy Reading to you.

            And many thanks, Rich, for being so kind to all of us.

            • Rich
              09/24/2010 at 8:11 PM

              Dear Denton:

              Gee, I’m not sure I’ve ever been told that I was kind.

              Kinda a foriegn concept.

              But, I like it. 🙂

              • Rich
                09/24/2010 at 8:14 PM


                My life partner, James just confirmed it.

                No one has ever called me kind, including him.

                But, he likes me anyway. 🙂


                • denton
                  09/24/2010 at 9:35 PM

                  That is all that matters!

                  • Rich
                    09/24/2010 at 9:45 PM

                    For now, it’s all I need.

                    Life can be simple.

                    He works.

                    And, for some odd reason, i do not see a need to invite a third person to the party.

                    What was Joe thinking or Victor allowing? 🙁

                    • Rich
                      09/24/2010 at 9:47 PM

                      Oh, my.

                      What was I thinking.

                      I’ve strayed from all the legal discussion.

                      Sorry to bore you folks.:)

                    • denton
                      09/24/2010 at 10:25 PM

                      My connection is down too. I keep getting flickering flash screen. I sign off and go easy on that drink. The love of my life just knock on the door.

  2. gertiestn
    09/24/2010 at 1:01 PM

    “Lovely” isn’t a word I’d use to describe DC’s weather today; the temp may hit 95 degrees this afternoon, which is just nutzo for this time of year. But I agree that relation is called for.

  3. gertiestn
    09/24/2010 at 1:02 PM

    Relation is called for? Hmmmm. “Relaxation” was the R-word I’d intended.

  4. galoon
    09/24/2010 at 4:47 PM

    I wish that summer could always be here.
    Enjoy the weekend everyone.

  5. kiprian
    09/24/2010 at 6:20 PM

    I’d say that autumn arrives rather than leaves, but that may just be wishful thinking. As an intermittent reader, I’d say that a slower pace would be appreciated for a while; I’m trying to catch up! Thanks for keeping the rest of us reminded and informed!

    • Clio
      09/25/2010 at 10:12 AM

      I know what you mean: the “feeding frenzy” around Dyl’s Flickr account took my breath away for just a moment! When will the Green Picture be posted in the media gallery?

  6. susan
    09/24/2010 at 7:40 PM

    Autumn Leaves

    Eva Cassidy, Live at Blues Alley (1996)

    Music to accompany today’s “theme” and music for reflection.

    • Clio
      09/25/2010 at 10:09 AM

      Susan, thanks.

      On the other hand, I found Electric Six’s video on YouTube for their libretto, “Gay Bar,” much more provocative in its uses (and abuses) of history and popular culture. But that’s just me!

      • susan
        09/25/2010 at 9:28 PM


        That was so funny. Thanks Clio and YouTube.

        CDinDC, Nelly, Denton, Clio, here’s Eva doing Curtis Mayfield’s “People Get Ready.”
        Same “Live From Blues Alley” CD.

        And, of course, there is a message in the lyrics for whoever murdered Robert Wone:

        “There ain’t no room for the hopeless sinner
        Who would hurt all mankind just to save his own….”

        People Get Ready

        “There ain’t no room for the hopeless sinner

        • CDinDC (Boycott BP)
          09/25/2010 at 9:45 PM

          nice selection, Clio. Thanks for posting it.

    • Nelly
      09/25/2010 at 1:05 PM

      Thank you for the link, Susan. What a beautifully sad song. Cassidy died at age 33 of melanoma. Her final public performance closed with “What a Wonderful World.”

    • denton
      09/25/2010 at 9:14 PM

      I thought I like Diana Krall, Michael Bublé, Sting, Dave Koz, but Eva’s voice is really taking me out there somewhere. I already like the song. Thanks, Susan, for introducing another fine artist.

  7. CDinDC (Boycott BP)
    09/24/2010 at 8:19 PM

    thanks for posting that Susan. Eva Cassidy was such a talent. another tragic loss.

  8. Rich
    09/24/2010 at 10:08 PM

    So, when the server goes down, as it just did at 10pm, do the Editros get an alert on their I Phones that says:

    “Daneger Will Robinson, Danger.”

    Sorry, youse lawyers were shut down for four minutes.

    Must have been scary. 🙂

    Back to your dialogue.

    I’ll watch.

  9. Rich
    09/24/2010 at 10:28 PM


    Answer that door.

    And, for the moment, forget about WMRW.

  10. Rich
    09/24/2010 at 10:29 PM

    Just for the moment.

    Then, DUMP HIM and come back to what is important in life.

    • denton
      09/25/2010 at 8:53 PM

      No, I will not do that, sorry.

  11. Rich
    09/25/2010 at 2:04 PM

    Where are youse guys? Game is kinda boring!

  12. Clio
    09/25/2010 at 3:55 PM

    Editors, readers may love to see a series of posts on the “burglary,” noting the news coverage from four years ago and the developments since then. One could have them run from late October into December.

    I’d also like to hear from sociological experts on military families in order to understand the dynamics between the Brothers Price.

    And, most readers, I assume, would also love to hear from Chinese translators about offering a critique of Lil Dyl as children’s book author. Just sayin’.

  13. Rich
    09/25/2010 at 4:23 PM

    I spent the entire gawd awful game looking for youse guys, slow day for wmrw,

  14. susan
    09/25/2010 at 9:57 PM

    Not sure if this article has been posted already:

  15. Rebecca
    09/25/2010 at 10:43 PM


    Seemingly little steps aren’t little at all….they are full of nuances.

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