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Taking Twain’s mantra to heart

In general terms I do not like ants. They show up inside the house where they are not welcome, and on occasion there is the one ant that is so much bigger than I expect and it freaks me out.

On the other hand, ants also fascinate me and I have great respect for their fortitude in the world.

Their load restrictions are bar none, they have incredible focus, and despite formidable and recurring odds, ants don’t dally. They strive to rebuild a world they want to live in. They don’t lie at anchor or drift in life when things get messed up.

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