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Rule #444- Never buy a Tiger

Rule #444- Never buy a Tiger In the isolation of COVID-19 pandemic Bobbi and I have found comfort in the soft glow of Netflix on our TV at night.  Trolling through such solid entertainment as  “Ozark” and “Better Call Saul” … Continue reading

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Bob goes to town- Podcasting 101

Bob goes to town- Podcasting 101 As part of the aging process there are moments when you realize that you are missing lots of the cultural changes in the world. I use to laugh at my father’s lack of understanding … Continue reading

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Rule #1989: The Chicago Way

Rule #1989: The Chicago Way When Matthew went to college I heard from him about every two weeks, usually with the routine call of  everything is fine, and classes are going well and nothing to report. Basically keeping me in … Continue reading

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Rule # 161: Sin is good

Rule # 161: Sin is good In the crazy world of elections and COVID I have been thinking a lot about what is dividing us into camps. I have gone back to my bible of human understanding, the works of … Continue reading

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#Rule 2021 : Cure for 2020

#Rule 2021 : Cure for 2020 As horrible as 2020 has been we have started 2021 almost in a worse position. The divide between people has grown beyond politics to fostering hate and distrust of even friends and family. I’ve … Continue reading

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Rule#74: Motorcycle Paradox

Rule #74: Motorcycle Paradox As an insurance geek and underwriter I have very few opportunities to teach my kids life skills from my career. I couldn’t show them how to make a compound joint or tune up a Chevy, most … Continue reading

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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 #57- Nothing takes the Place of Persistence

Rule #57- 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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