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About hemibill

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It pains me to say this……but…

I am not invincible. The human body can take but only so much, before things start to go wrong. Bones can take only so much strain, muscles get pulled beyond their means, and the mind is actually one of the … Continue reading

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What’s in YOUR wallet?

Lots of people (including myself) have railed about how the USA currency is backed by nothing but the belief of the people. Today the latest “fad” in the financial world is Bitcoin. Let’s take a look at how it stacks … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to smell a lot like Chris-mess

So there I was, 12th grade of high school (roughly late 1982), sitting in Trigonometry class and day-dreaming as I stared out the window, hoping for snow. The teacher, Mr. Slivoskey, asked one young, female, Asian student to solve a … Continue reading

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I’m the FNG

Here I am, 53 years old, and once again I’m starting a new job, hoping to make enough money to make ends meet and maybe, someday, retire. It’s a great shop – clean, quiet, and a wonderfully short commute. And … Continue reading

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Just admit it

A good friend of mine says he’s not a capitalist,  but in truth, he is one of the best I have ever seen. He’s got a nice house, a beautiful wife, 3 great kids plus he helped raise 3 step-children, … Continue reading

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If it’s not broke, fix it ’till it is

Peanut butter – good. Jelly – good. Peanut butter & jelly in the same jar – WTF were you thinking? Whoever thought that replacing the throttle cable in your car with a potentiometer (at the gas pedal) and an electric … Continue reading

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The “game” of capitalism

Games are supposed to be fun, right? When you were a child, didn’t you enjoy playing games, whether it was a board game, or hide & seek inside the house, or even just going outside and playing? Life was simpler … Continue reading

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