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Four recommendations already for a very generic reply to Norm’s question? You people are too easy, especially since the good stuff I write often attracts nary a bit of attention or else provokes hostile, pointless attacks. LOL

What I had in the back of mind, in making the comments I did, is a cartoon that I clipped (from Barons or a similar source) and pasted to the inside cover of my first trading journal. The cartoon shows an older couple in the aisle of a grocery store. He is drawn in fishing/hunting clothes (ball cap, plaid jacket), and she is drawn as a frumpy, middle-aged woman would be dressed for church. They’re in the over-the-counter-medicine section of the store, and he is holding a medicine bottle in his hand, looking befuddled, considering his choices. She is standing there, indigent, impatient, her annoyance obvious in her body language, and she says:

Lyoyd, it’s taking you 20 minutes to pick out a cold remedy!!
For cryin’ out loud, make believe it’s an investment decision.


On the inside back cover of that same trading journal, I pasted a different cartoon. This one shows the elevated, multi-lane ramps of a cityscape. The four ramps to the left of the picture are bumper to bumper, the cars and trucks passing underneath signs saying things like EXIT 11, Downtown Right Two Lanes, THRU traffic. To the far right of the picture there is another, heavily clogged ramp, the cars bumper to bumper, passing beneath a sign saying WEST. But between the clogged and jammed lanes to the left and the right, there is one more lane, with a single car, no one in front or behind, passing beneath a sign that says

I Did It My Way.
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