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Can I Learn To Love January?

I hate the month of January.  If January was a person, it would be the kid that reminds the teacher that she forgot to assign the class homework.  If January was a food, it would be creamed spinach.  January is like a pile of dog doodoo that you don’t see when you are at the park.  You are skipping along through the month of December, and then BAM you step in a big steaming pile of January. 

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Why Happiness Is Like Big Foot

“On a scale of 1 to 10 what is your happiness score,” my boss demanded.  My boss was a German engineer who drank far too much coffee.  Some mornings when he was highly caffeinated, he would barge in my office and demand to know my happiness score.  His sentiment was well intended even though his delivery was abrasive.  On the day I resigned, I began the conversation by saying, “My happiness score is a 2.”

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