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The Word of the Day is So

Having moved beyond the intellectual confines of my career in finance, I now have time to ponder the great questions of our time. Like for instance, why do people overuse the word ‘so’ so darn much? Do they not realize in conversation it makes them sound like ignorant hillbillies from Kentucky or West Virginia- or perhaps Idaho? I mean seriously why must you be so sorry or so happy or so sad? Just be sad or sorry or for God’s sake be happy.

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Lake Time Wasting

For we, time is a wasting resource.

 Too much for the young, too little for the old.

 As time wastes away the enthusiasm and energy of our youth,

 All we might hope is we are in a place we want to be.

 No place does waste away time as does Priest Lake;

 And there is no greater place to be, and have time waste away.

 Terry Robinson