One More Thing: What is one rule that defines your life?

Never date a tennis player. I worked at a tennis club in high school, and they are scary competitive. I’m still shocked by the things they’d yell at each other across the court. I played tennis for a couple years and even I’m a little nuts.
Casey Batch, Moorestown

Don’t trust anyone who goes to Spain once and pronounces it “Bathelona” for the rest of their life. I don’t feel like I need to explain that.
Cameron Schultz, Audubon

“On the escalator of life, take the stairs.” It started out as a fake proverb I made up on the spot, pretending it was from my fortune cookie. The more I’ve thought about it, the more I realized it was the advice I needed to follow.
Faye Hornick, Chesilhurst

If you are living the life you never thought you’d live, you might as well do the things you never thought you would do.
Melinda Cane, Cherry Hill

Don’t write something you’d be embarrassed to read in The New York Times (or SJ Mag!). This goes for texts and emails.
Juli Mandel, Voorhees

Never lie to your mother, she will ALWAYS find out!
Beth Knapp, Atco

The one rule that defines my life is so important that my family made it an acronym: DDSS = Don’t Do Stupid Stuff.
Marion Dillon, Moorestown

It could always be worse.
Iris Snyder, Cherry Hill

I’ve been binge-watching “The Queen’s Gambit” on Netflix. Now I know, before I make a move, I need a strategy.
Joani Michaels, Berlin

Shop local whenever you can. Billionaires don’t need your money, but your neighbors do, especially now. Plus, places with lots of small businesses are the best communities.
Bill Capen, Cherry Hill

Ben Franklin said everything best so I’ll just quote him. “Glass, china and reputations are easily crack’d, and never well mended.” That keeps me careful on Twitter.
Jean Sirota, Vineland

Life is too short for matching mugs.
Claire Hambrose, Voorhees

Sometimes the truth hurts, but being lied to not only hurts – it destroys relationships.
Nancy Caporusso-Smith, Sewell

Whenever things go wrong, it’s just another adventure. That’s the story of my life.
Barbara Dillenschneider, Marlton

In the wise words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
Suzanne Billings, Palmyra

January 2021
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