To attain knowledge, add things every day.To attain wisdom, subtract things every day.

Lao Tzu

I’m sure you have a story like this. In preparing for our annual family camping trip, I perform the obligatory equipment check. Of course, all the flashlights need new D-cell batteries. Off to the local hardware store I go, since we don’t stockpile batteries in the refrigerator the way some folks do. When I return home, the fun begins. I’m not talking about the camping trip. I’m talking about trying to get the batteries open. The plastic packaging is super heavy-duty, slick and hard to grasp. It’s deceiving, because it looks like it should easily pull apart. It doesn’t, and for the life of me, I can’t get ...

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