a series of trials, errors, and occasional victories

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BERNI JUST BROUGHT ME a sheet of paper ti­tled “Ten Rules for Being Human.” Un­for­tu­nately, it had been pho­to­copied so many times that the let­ters were all a blur, so I couldn’t read it without squinting like Mr. Magoo. (I’d ask, “Who passes crappily-rendered stuff like this around?” but some­body gave to Berni and she gave it to me, right?) READ MORE

it’s better to know nothing than to know what isn’t so

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THE MAIN MAXIM that I try to follow in living the con­scious part of my life is a well-known quote by Mark Twain: “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble—it’s what you know that just ain’t so.” These are wise words and ones that, should you adopt them, keeps you on your toes. In fact, if you know nothing else, knowing this could make you a wiseperson. READ MORE