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The Haven

You Don’t Get Stronger Walking Downhill

Words to live by from my father

photo by Aris Sfakianakis on Unsplash

“Money is like manure,” my Dad told me more then once. “If you store it up, it just stinks. You got to spread it around to do any good.”

Many of my father’s aphorisms were not original, but I didn’t know that at the time. I just thought he was a smart guy who had walked a lot of roads. From a Maine lumberjack to a…

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