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That’s The Way You Do It

I don’t know for sure, but I’m willing to bet that my 14-year-old son Jonathan will never have a “real job.” Last week was a perfect example of why not. We were up in beautiful Burlington, Vermont for a couple of days, visiting Champlain College. My wife Linda is an independent college counselor (she doesn’t have a real job either) and while she toured the campus and met with mucky mucks during the day, Jonathan, my 17-year-old daughter Emily and […] Click to read more…

 

Does Whatever a Spyder Can

I bought a new car the other day. A 2013 Ford Focus. I love it. Fun to drive (5-speed), seamless connection to my phone (I don’t even have to take it out of my pocket), great gas mileage (35 highway). It cost me $16,000.   Listen To This Post Not a lot, I’m sure you’d agree, for a new car. $16,000, in fact, is more or less the price of an option package on a high-end vehicle, something like the […] Click to read more…

 

Give The Gift Of You

I have two questions for you, both based on the following, hypothetical situation: Suppose I told you that in my spare time, I had developed a solution to one of your biggest life problems – the kind of problem that literally keeps you up at night. I don’t know … maybe I discovered a way to help you lose weight and stay in shape effortlessly.   Listen To This Post … maybe I can show you how to save so […] Click to read more…

 

Is Your Ice Too Nice?

I might be exaggerating, but I bet I’m the only person in my entire town who woke up yesterday morning happy that it was just three degrees out. Three degrees is cold, even for New England. But when I jumped out of bed, ran over to the thermometer and saw 3.2 on the screen, I could hardly contain my excitement. Was it because I left $50 worth of fresh shrimp in the backseat of my car and forgot to bring […] Click to read more…