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How Great Are YOU? "Only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick. I have wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale, I done handcuffed lightning; put thunder in jail. I'm gonna show you how great I am." ~ Muhammad Ali This ...
“Words are even more feeble on this Memorial Day, for the sight before us is that of a strong and good nation that stands in silence and remembers those who were loved and who, in return, loved their countrymen enough to die for them.” ~ Ronald Reagan Thank You..... Borino
Me (grown up): "Honey, finish your word study." Lilly (6): "But I want to go outside." Me: "You have to finish your school assignment first, honey." Lilly: "I wanna go outside first." Me: "Sweetie, we'll go outside, but first you need to get your homework done." Lilly: "But I don't FEEL like it!"...
"Tons of leads, lots of connections, fantastic website... and still - NOTHING. What is wrong??" That was the gist of a recent real estate forum post. Here is how to fix it quickly. First, check your market. As they say, you can't ride a dead horse, no matter how great of rider you are. Just like ...
Are you a Seinfeld fan? Here is how Jerry Seinfeld became a successful writer and THE highest paid comedian ever, earning $87 Million per year even now, years after his popular show ended. "You only get ahead by writing better jokes. And you only write better jokes by writing every day," was and...
I called it affectionately The Bucket. It was a old little Civic, my first car here in the US. I think it was white -- at least at one point in it's distant past. Maybe beige, hard to tell... Tiny, noisy old stick shift that would shake violently at speeds over 40. But it did get me from point A...
Cash was tough. Living in a banged-up wheelchair, long hair, stubby bristles, and always, always hidden behind a gray veil of smoke. His voice rough and growly like a dirt road in Texas. His eyes (if you caught a glimpse) always glaring two thousand miles away. Cash knew how to close almost anyb...
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run The Boston Marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, "Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers!" However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a prot...
We're gonna go to Applebee's, a casual family restaurant right across from Ikea. We're not here for the 'babyback babyback ribs' right now, but to watch an experiment in progress... The place is quite busy and a young waitress is taking orders. None of the customers are aware that they are taking...
They told you times are hard. They told you it's not meant to be. You don't have what it takes. You're not cut out for this.... They told you you're a dreamer. It's time to get real. You've been knocked down too many times, so why not just quit? Why not? BECAUSE THEY ARE WRONG. Watch -- and remem...