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Nov 04

Trip(py) down memory lane

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

So much fun to watch (and remember): [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvoqsVpZDSw?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=304] Do you know how to dance without your feet ever touching the floor? You do when you’re 18… https://youtu.be/GvoqsVpZDSw Prof Bruce ps check out the couple from 1:49 to 2:48. Now they can really dance. You’ll find that they’re using very modern choreography with the girl […]

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Oct 31

Kid Arithmetic

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

I helped one of my five kids (my middle daughter–Mimi) buy a home. She needed $100,000 for her downpayment and some renos. The rest she could finance via a mortgage. Miriam put up $5k and pops put up the rest; during the buying process she asked: “But it’s still 50-50 right, Dad?” That’s kid arithmetic. And, […]

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Oct 30

Never do today what you can do tomorrow

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

Simple Time Management/Setting Priorities You know when I was a young person, folks used to make fun of people who would put off til tomorrow what they could have done today. They were considered lazy persons. But what if they’re right (the put-off-til-tomorrow people not their critics)? I actually follow this motto now: Never do […]

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Oct 29

Civil Disobedience

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

Here’s what American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (in his essay, Resistance to Civil Government, first published in 1849) said about civil disobedience: That government is best which governs least… The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes […]

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