Has Hell Frozen Over?

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A new day may be dawning.  Or not.

Most of you know that I work with a slew of folks and companies to help them pay the lowest amount of taxes required by law. No cheating, no subterfuge- just availing themselves of all the laws that afford folks to pay their taxes- but only the amount they owe, not some number that is afforded by plugging in numbers to TurboTax, H&R Block, TaxAct, etc.

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XXXish

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Today is the (censored) anniversary of the birth date for my eldest daughter.  Of course, we use the time a baby breathes its first, but Shoshana took way more than a day from the time her mother’s water broke to enter into the world.

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Don’t wait for that certified letter!

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Long ago (way back when I was married), I remember when my ex bought a slew of furniture to redo our living room. All directly from the North Carolina factories. (It was her money and I had no say in the purchase or the choices. But, that’s NOT the point of this discussion.)

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CIII

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A billionaire. Why would I write about a billionaire?

Because this guy, who just died at the tender age of 103, started one of the biggest trucking firms. And, when I was running my own trucking company, his trucks were everywhere around the Commonwealth.   We might have been a big private carrier, but we were dwarfed by his frim.

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Please turn on your magic beam?

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Here we go again.  Talking about sleep.  Like we really know about what we talk.

Sure, you hear over and over again that we need 8 hours of sleep.  How do we know that?  From correlations- at best- and not from direct data.

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Absorb?

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You know one of the reasons why we try to keep cholesterol levels low?  Because this indicator compound indicates that atherosclerosis (“hardening of the arteries”) can result.  This means that a waxy deposit forms on the walls of our blood vessels.  Get enough deposits and you have a blocked vessel.  And that means BIG problems.

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Up, up, and away…

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I remember being petrified to take the elevator in one of my grandparent’s apartment building.  It was slower than molasses (yes, I timed itsmileyface )  and just about big enough to hold two adults.

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