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MOUTHPIECE - September 20, 2016
Sometimes we need to make excuse, but there are times when we can't think of a good one or a semi-believable one.
Well, worry no more! I have discovered the Excuse-O-Mat. That's right, the Excuse-O-Mat. The Excuse-O-Mat is a website that offers you excuse for reasons ranging from medical to moral failure and more.
I wish this column was better, but...
What a week! First my intestinal parasites returned, and then, would you believe, my doctor absolutely would not accept my diagnosis! I'm fighting day and night with the HMO and I don't know if I can make it through another week. I just pray that next week I don't have a relapse.
I know. Excuses, excuses!
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[m] q u o t e s . o f . t h e . d a y
"Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength."
"Laughter is an instant vacation."
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"You hate red! You click the red boxes to destroy them! You LIKE green! You save those green boxes! Now you play many many levels!"
What could be better than coming up with an excuse you don't have to fret over? This handy gadget can write more than three million of those lifesavers for you!
[m] b i t s . n . b o b s
*-- Things in Life I Learned from a Jigsaw Puzzle --*
1. Don't force a fit. If something is meant to be, it will come together naturally.
2. When things aren't going so well, take a break. Everything will look different when you return.
3. Be sure to look at the big picture. Getting hung up on the little pieces only leads to frustration.
4. Perseverance pays off. Every important puzzle went together bit by bit, piece by piece.
5. When one spot stops working, move to another. But be sure to come back later (see #4).
6. The creator of the puzzle gave you the picture as a guidebook.
7. Variety is the spice of life. It's the different colors and patterns that make the puzzle interesting.
8. Working together with friends and family makes any task fun.
9. Establish the border first. Boundaries give a sense of security and order.
10. Don't be afraid to try different combinations. Some matches are surprising.
11. Take time often to celebrate your successes (even little ones).
12. Anything worth doing takes time and effort. A great puzzle can't be rushed.
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