Going for the Real Gold!

“Even if you should own a gold mine, you still have to dig.”

Linda: My friend Michael told me that his Bubbie (grandmother) shared this bit of wisdom with him about fifty years ago,

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Before You Give Someone Advice, Try This First

When our kids were growing up I (Charlie) used to get teased a lot by them for being optimistic so much of the time. They used to accuse me of denying the reality of how hard life could sometimes be whenever I would share a hopeful attitude about a difficulty that they were struggling with.

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Lessons from a Skinhead

Frank Meeink beat the odds; he survived. An Irish-Italian kid, he grew up in the slums of South Philly. Both of his parents were alcoholics, drug addicts and dealers.

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