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June 25, 2009

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Molly Brown

Is it that it isn't enough, or is it that we are gluttons for punishment, or is that the same thing?

jill i

Ha, this mirrors my last 6 months! Is my suffering caused by the chicken or the egg? Or both? Am I the chicken AND the egg? Or the rental body?

oy, good one.
jill

Barry Briggs

Hi Molly - well, I think you're probably right - it comes to the same thing.

Hi Jill - Oy, indeed. Or KATZ! Then what?

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