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Rule # 250: You need a “go to drink”

Rule #250: You need a “go to drink” I’ve never been much of a drinker, I can count on one hand the number of times in my life that I’ve over indulged. It never made sense to me why people … Continue reading

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Rule #382: The Sisyphus Rule

Rule #382: The Sisyphus Rule Life is hard. Life is unfair. Life is wonderful. When Zeus enchanted the rock that King Sisyphus was pushing he knew that the King would be doomed to an eternity of frustration. He set an … Continue reading

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Rule #177: The Santa Rule

Rule #177: The Santa Rule I’m a fan of Santa. Not that I want the focus on Christmas to be gifts, I just love the concept of Santa. The dude is a really cool guy. A toy shop, a race … Continue reading

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Good Dog

GOOD DOG Nittany 2006 -2017   Life is Hard, I say that a lot in this blog. But one of the gifts God gives us to make life a little less hard is the companionship of animals. In our family … Continue reading

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Rule # 97: NEVER live in Florida!

Rule # 97: NEVER live in Florida! I hate Florida. The bugs, the heat and tourist. To me the entire state is scrub pines, sweat and hurricanes. In fact I have said recently that I hoped that the new Trump … Continue reading

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Rule #102: $300 charge for Vomiting in the Cab

Rule #102: $300 charge for Vomiting in the Cab I was in Fort Myers Florida yesterday and had the pleasure of being transported from the hotel to the airport in a taxi with 2  8 x 10 signs posted to both … Continue reading

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Rule # 92: Live deliberately- snowshoe rule

  Rule #92: Live deliberately-snowshoe rule “The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation, and go to the grave witb the song still inside them” Thereau, Walden I think about that book and the that wonderful quote often. You will … Continue reading

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Rule # 71: When in doubt seek structure

Rule # 71: When in doubt seek structure Throughout your life you will find yourself lost at different times. Lost, unable to find direction or purpose and it is in these times you will feel like your life has no … Continue reading

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Rule #93: Snowflakes Melt- don’t be a snowflake

Rule #93: Snowflakes Melt- don’t be a snowflake Rarely do things go my way in life on a day to day basis, adversity is part of my daily existent. Things break in the house, kids get sick and I don’t … Continue reading

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Rule #88: Guilt is no aphrodisiac

Rule # 88: Guilt is no aphrodisiac In keeping this blog I try to share insights to my children when they are revealed to me. I make effort to keep the rules practical, leading to specific life advice that can … Continue reading

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