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Got done with the 2017 book sale, which can only mean one thing.

It's less than a year until the 2018 book sale.

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The book sorting is done (mostly) and the book sale is happening as this podcast is being posted!

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Did you know that a company in New York cannot deduct a shortage from a worker's paycheck or demand that they pay it from their own pocket?

Well, it is a right-to-work state, or if you are not a union member, they could summarily fire you for not making good on a shortage.

But this is not something I knew about 30 years ago. When I had a similar situation occur.

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Labor Day weekend just passed.

My mother wanted to buy some thrift store spoon for a very specific reason.

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I was never a big "play sports" guy.

Did some running, played badminton (yes) and tennis.

Some of my "play sports" stories this week.

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The MTA has unleashed its "Summer of Hell" for commuters, specifically those who take the LIRR.

This gives me an opportunity to clear out a bunch of MTA-related articles I've been meaning to discuss on the podcast.

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I've been volunteering to do book sorts to prep for my temple's annual Book Sale.

We put out 22,000 books last December and have pre-sorted 11,000 for this coming year.

Oh the joys of being a volunteer...

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The day after I purchased a new car (discussed last podcast) but the day BEFORE I picked up that same car, I experienced a very long day.

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I just finished a slow binge watch of Netflix's GLOW series.

Now I'm on an even slower binge watch of Showtime's revival of TWIN PEAKS.

Whether or not you binge, what's key is that you enjoy the way you watch your programming.

 

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We just passed the Fourth of July holiday.

I did not see fireworks this year, but that's been the rule since my kids were born.

If I see fireworks, it generally entails a babysitter and lots of extra planning.

 

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