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Rule #572: House divided against itself cannot not stand

Rule #572:  House divided against itself cannot not stand IN THIS TEMPLE AS IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM HE SAVED THE UNION THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN IS ENSHRINED FOREVER. This sickens me. The stupidity, the hatred, the blame and … Continue reading

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Rule # 117 : Trust but Verify

Rule # 117 : Trust but Verify You kids know that I tend to tell my stories and make statements that appear to be based fact, but are colored by my opinion. My Dad use to do this at the … Continue reading

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Rule # COVID 19- Five Lessons From an Epidemic

Rule # COVID 19- Five Lessons From an Epidemic I have been though the typical ups and down of life that we all experience. I have  failed a course, been fired multiple times, been divorced and lost at virtually every … Continue reading

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Rule #55- Nothing takes the Place of Persistence

Rule #55- Nothing takes the Place of Persistence “Nothing in the world can take place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb”- Ray Kroc … Continue reading

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Rule #177: Fear of Toilet Paper

Rule #177: Fear of Toilet Paper As a rule fear is good. Fear keeps us from doing stupid things that will kill us. Things like alligators and Jehovah Wintesses visits on a Saturday are normal rational things to avoid and … Continue reading

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Rule# 313: purge ofter

Rule# 313: Purge often When we moved to Florida in 2017 we tried to throw out everything we didn’t use or need. I filled up 2 loads of a 40 yard dumpsters, and thought I was going pretty well- combining … Continue reading

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Rule #54: Boys will be Boys

Rule #54: Boys will be Boys As the father of 2 wonderful girls and the grandfather of the awesome Hailey  I am a strong supporter of the #metoo movement, and societal protections that give those who need it most a … Continue reading

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Rule #151: Respect Alcohol

Rule #151: Respect Alcohol When I returned from a great trip to New Orleans last year I was amazed that everyone in that city isn’t a raging alcoholic and morbidly obese. As I sat at the Bourbon Street Oyster House … Continue reading

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Rule # 2019: A Pirate looks at 59

Rule # 2019: A Pirate looks at 59 In the final days of the year I find myself not doing as much assessment of the last year as prep work for the year to come. This will be my final … Continue reading

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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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