You Either Laugh or You Cry

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One of the greatest kicks of writing this newsletter is receiving tips, links, and insights from the readers. I have a few who are absolutely superb at curating selections they think I will find useful — and you often benefit from these.

Yesterday, two landed in my inbox, and they could make you either laugh or cry — and since I prefer to laugh, both proved highly amusing in different ways.