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Bits of Tid…

We’re all still recovering from the Annual Meeting, so the long-winded epistles that sometimes populate this space will have to wait a week or two.  (Don’t look so happy…)  In the interim, here are a few items I thought you might find interesting.  And don’t forget, this is as much your space as it is mine, so if you have any comments, suggestions, concerns, book recommendations, or favorite movie quotes (see below for more information on this item), please SPEAK OUT!!!

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All Work and No Play …

It’s been a long, cold winter here in Chicago.  Seems like when it wasn’t snowing we had those wonderful “Alberta Clippers” that the local weather forecasters enjoy so much because they get to brush up on their wind chill calculation skills.  Seriously, once it gets below -10 degrees does it really matter?  No one’s going outside anyway.

So what do you do when it’s too cold to do anything else and you need a break from worrying about the solvency and relevance of the fraternal system and the sanctity of our tax-exempt status?  (Please don’t suggest Sudoku.  My wife can do these for hours, but I am not a “puzzle guy” – especially when they involve numbers and not words.)  That leaves books and movies.  I’ve been doing a lot of both since that first snowfall in early December when the gardening (golf) season officially ended.  Here are some thoughts on the best of what I’ve read and seen.

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