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Interesting Facts About Independence Day
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As most middle-school age kids know, in the summer of 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies considered a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. And on July 2nd of the same year, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence. Then on July 4, 1776, the delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, arguably the nation’s most historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson.
Well, maybe not the new phone book, (for those of you who remember the Steve Martin movie, "The Jerk", and this famous scene: The New Phone Book's Here!) but the new Matrix Book from Dimensional Fund Advisors IS here. Why that's exciting for us.
I read the following email from "The Art of Manliness" this morning, and thought that it would be of value to all of our readers as we reflect on the old year, and plan for the new year. One of the things I enjoy about the AOM website and blog is that the host, Brett McKay exlplores a wide variety of subjects that are intriguing, potentially life-changing, and valuable not only for men. He also interviews successful and creative people on his podcast. I highly recommend it.
Today's email was really thought-provoking, so I wanted to pass it on to all of you. If you get something out of it (or even if you don't), please let me know.
Some positive predictions from NPR Business News about the economy in 2018. Of course, we all know the pitfalls of forecasts and predictions, but it's worth a quick read anyway.
I want to personally wish all of you the best for the new year, and don't forget that the deadline to enter our last drawing is 11:59 PM tonight!
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