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As is the custom around here, we’re taking a little time off to catch our breath, sleep late, read some books, go to a bunch of movies (including our annual viewing of Love Actually), and just generally recharge the batteries. I hope you’re able to do the same...or whatever it is that makes you happy...during this holiday season

(As always, the MNB archives are open.)
MNB will be back on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, for the beginning of what I hope will be a fun, eventful, energetic, and, yes, even prosperous year for all of us.


And all of us at MNB hope you have a Happy & Healthy Holiday.
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