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Subject:  Re: Ten Mental Exercises Leading To Freedom Date:  4/10/2000  7:44 PM
Author:  Madness Number:  7757 of 756900



Over on the DELL board last year, we had a DELL employee lamenting the
fact that he had sold $5,000 worth of DELL stock to take his wife on a
Lake Tahoe ski vacation in 1992. Value today of $5,000 worth of DELL
stock bought in 1992? A little over $1 million.


I have just about gotten to the point where I learn
from my mistakes more often than I regret them. Sure,
the $1000 that I spent in 1985 on a now-unused camera
would be worth 1.3 gazillion dollars if I had bought
MSFT.

But I didn't. Can't be changed. Now what's for dinner?

Madness
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