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In One!

A golf ball.

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I have a confession to make.  I took the morning off to play golf before the horrible weather hit since it doesn’t sound as if we’ll be able to play this weekend at all.  There was nothing on the calendar; no one is awaiting any input from me.  I shouldn’t feel guilty about it especially since my boss was fine with it (oh wait…).

As it turns out, it was one of the best things I could have done for my spirit and I want to talk about that today instead of food.  I realize that food can be spiritually uplifting as well but let me explain. Continue reading

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Back At It

A golf ball directly before the hole

I finally played golf this weekend. If you’ve been following my tweets or taken note of the snide side comments in this space, you know I’ve not been happy about the layoff.  In fact, the 90+ days of enforced time off (a layer of snow really does inhibit one’s ability to find a white golf ball as well as reduce how far that ball travels) did have a side benefit, one which I think might apply in some ways to business as well. Continue reading

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Opportunity knocks

A Chinese buffet restaurant in the U.S.

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It’s been kind of a wild ride on the old investment train these past few weeks, eh Bubba?  Not for the faint of heart, no sir.  But if you’re the sort of person that hits a golf ball at the trees and just knows it bounced into the fairway then you are sitting like the fat man at the all you can eat buffet.  There’s a lot of opportunity – all it takes is the hunger to go make it happen. Continue reading

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