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Smlachance and JFMelanson,

Thanks for the kind words. A little O.T. helps with the stress of dealing with the stock market
and all the Cisco bashers. They seem to be coming out of the woodwork! What's with this?

I left out quite a bit of detail in the Robert Odie story for the sake of brevity. The girl that I was
living with, Rosie (a nymphomaniac), is a story in herself. Also, the side story of “Lurch”.
Lurch was a glue-sniffing buddy of Robert. I never knew his name but he looked like the
character from the old t.v. show--I think it was “The Munsters”--or one of those shows, so he
was called Lurch.

Lurch was living with his grandparents in Chula Vista when he hung-out with Robert. As the
story goes, he was alone one day hitting the glue sock, when he ran out of glue. He tried
substituting lighter fluid and spilled it all over himself in the process. He then decided to have a
cigarette---you guessed it---disaster. He was in intensive care for about a week before he died.
Not all my remembrances are amusing.

Let's hope for some great numbers for Cisco on Tuesday. I am in for the long haul but it's nice,
even in the short term, to see the portfolio value go up!

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