Monday, March 20, 2006

Not a Bad Weekend--Plus

Sunday the 19th of March was another good day. My 7 month old granddaughter (my only grandchild so far) cut her first tooth. Is it ever tiny! Mike's Eyes can barely see it!

Many years ago my oldest son answered an ad "Wanted, estimator. Will train." He was hired by the owner of a one man commercial construction company who only had himself and a girl friday. He learned estimating then project managing. Today the company is a little bigger and this weekend the owner offered my son a partnership. This should put him over the hump financially. Needless to say, dad is very proud.

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Diana Hsieh at Noodle Food has a good post on charity and generosity as viewed by objectivists and altruists. When I tell people I believe in rational self-interest, they always wonder how I can be a nice person too.

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Jennifer Snow at Literatrix has a good essay against smoking bans here. Banning smoking is just a pretext for starting the use of force against your fellow man,
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