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It Lasts Longer

A shapely lady notices a man staring at her chest for just a few beats too long, and she says, “Take a picture, sweetheart, it lasts longer.” These days, the staring party might honor the woman’s suggestion. In a matter of seconds, he could snap a cell phone image rivaling …

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A Question of Values

A man approaches a beautiful woman in a bar and asks, “Would you sleep with me for a million dollars?” “Sure,” she says. “OK,” he responds. “Would you sleep with me for five dollars?” She gasps. “What kind of girl do you think I am?” And he says, “We’ve already …

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Dividing By 24

Gold prices have risen dramatically in the last 10 years. The price per ounce, once near $300, has gone as high as $1,900, dancing above and below the $1,650 line most of this year. Which makes you wonder…shouldn’t I just sell mom’s gold jewelry now, when prices are high, rather …

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We Have a Volunteer

Most people will come face to face with the entire contents of their parents’ house sooner or later. But you aren’t most people. You’re the person reading this blog. You’re the one who cares enough about this situation to learn more about handling it well. That means you’re the person …