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Happy Presidents Day

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February 20th, 2017 Posted 8:04 am

“Let’s wish everyone a happy Presidents Day,” Spence says.

“But it’s actually Washington’s birthday, or close,” says Admin. “What happened to Lincoln’s birthday? It used to get its own holiday.”

“So you’re for more public holidays?” Spence says.

“I didn’t say that.”

“But I’m happy to,” says Spence. “More holidays! Life shouldn’t be work and nothing but.”

“Heard of globalization?” Admin says. “You’re too late.”

“Maybe and maybe not.”

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Globalization, International Economics, And Us: From A Fistful Of Collars

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October 27th, 2012 Posted 8:36 am

The next thing I knew we were on our way to the yard at the back of Nixon’s Championship Autobody. One of his guys was spraypainting a picture of a curvy woman on a black fender.

“More tit, Ruy,” Nixon said as we went by. “What’s wrong with you?”

Ruy raised his mask. “Sorry, boss.”

We kept going. “Can’t get good help,” Nixon said. “What’s going to happen to this country? We’re competing in the global marketplace.”

“Maybe the big breast thing isn’t as important overseas,” Bernie said.

“Talk sense, Bernie,” Nixon said.

Today, 2-3, Boston Book Festival: Peter Abrahams is on a panel discussing middle-grade mysteries, Boston Public Library, McKim Lower.

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Happy Presidents Day!

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February 20th, 2012 Posted 8:40 am

“Let’s wish everyone a happy Presidents Day,” Spence says.

“But it’s actually Washington’s birthday,” says Admin. “What happened to Lincoln’s birthday? It used to get its own holiday.”

“So you’re for more public holidays?” Spence says.

“I didn’t say that.”

“But I’m happy to,” says Spence. “More holidays! Life shouldn’t be work and nothing but.”

“Heard of globalization?” Admin says. “You’re too late.”

Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. – from Washington’s farewell address.

Welcome adventure lover, dude with 3 mascots, friend from Savannah, 2Spot.


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