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Great jobI am calling to put in a thank you for the people that put on the bike parade in Eagle for all the children on the Fourth of July. We sure appreciate their time and efforts, and we all had a good time. We are looking forward to doing it again next year. Thank you.Verbatim’s backThis is just a call to remind people that Robert has reopened Verbatim Books in the new wing of the Sonnenalp Hotel, and it looks great, it’s all set, and he’s open for business. So let’s support a local bookstore and go over and browse and buy some books.You mean the paying customers?Why are there so many voters driving up in cars with out-of-state plates today? Hmmm. Interesting. Could be people who don’t have a clue about Vail.Value of a dreamThis is in response to “fair is still fair” in Tipsline. I, too, used to feel the same way as you, that not everyone has the ways or means to start their own business, and just so you know, I am a liberal Democrat and vote that way. However, as I researched and learned more about how to be successful, I found that most people, not all, but most who have become successful start from scratch, with no money, no help, and sometimes not even speaking the native language. I have found the common denominator for success is to have a dream or a vision for something greater. For example, Michael Jordan didn’t even make his high school basketball team at first, but he didn’t let that stop him. If you are willing to do the research, you will find person after person who have become successful, whether it be in business or sports, who have chosen to do what others who are perfectly capable are unwilling to themselves. And yes, there are people who will never rise above their circumstances; even Jesus said that. Many of those complainers in Tipsline openly confessed their privileged backgrounds of higher education and still bemoan others as being the reason for their situation. I do agree with you that it is up to those who own businesses to be legitimate and ethical. I feel the same standards should apply to employees. Do your research on employee theft, whether it be on money or work time, and you will be amazed. If you are willing to open your mind a little about success principles, I would recommend the book, “University of Success,” by Mandino, as a starter.Got that messageArthur Kittay, I got it about 25 letters ago, your point Israelis good, Palestinians bad, but could you please offer some constructive solutions? Do you really think we push them into the sea or what is your constructive idea to resolve the situation, Arthur?Vail, Colorado


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