A reader writes:

I always 'suffer through' your vacations, anxiously awaiting your return and the continuation of your dialogue with (mostly) yourself.

This year, however, I almost hate to see it end.  Bruce, Stephen, Liz and Eric have been wonderful.  The tax discussions were very thought provoking - how could anyone have complained about them?  What a treat to read 4 smart people discussing serious subjects (mostly) and disagreeing with each other in a civilized, intelligent way.  It was your best vacation ever - from my perspective.

From mine too. I slept through most of it. And grew my beard. It's getting Whitmanesque.

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