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Flexibility will take you a long way. When an opportunity comes along you have to be willing to reach out and grab it with both hands.

And it seems no one is interested in teaching or learning the basics anymore.

As soon as I can understand what electricity REALLY is I'm going to start using it.
if you can locate my 17-23 year old self im sure he would be glad to explain it to you. that guy was a genius,he literally knew EVERYTHING. if you manage to locate him and feel so inclined id be very grateful if you would explain it to me afterwards. unfortunately for myself (and all who he graced with his wisdom) i lost track of him nearly 10 years ago when he discovered that the world is in fact flat but where the theories of other fell short was that instead of infinite nothingness, when sailing along on your vessel (not on your what, on your vessel). sorry about that i was told there would be no long term damage...so anyway he discovered that past the edge of the world there is in fact a whole other world with entirely different physical laws and logistics. being as he already had surpassed the available mechanical knowledge available there was no question in his mind but to explore the new world he discovered leaving the rest of us to fend for ourselves. maybe one day ill catch up to him but i doubt ill ever know as much as he did sadly
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My wife still knows everything. Even electricity. She told me she will put an explanation up on Google when she gets around to it.
She tried yo explain it to me but lost me after Mesons.
So I still don't understand.
Maybe it's just as well. I know you can hurt yourself with that stuff. I should probably just stick to Bikes and Bourbon.
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White's HD in Lebanon is one of the older dealerships -
White's was the recent owner of my local dealership.he also owns another in Manheim IIRC. Schaefer's is still in business the last i heard which was last year.they had a crew that drag raced at Reading motorcycle club.i haven't been there this year with the covid thing.
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