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We just wrapped up the first weekend of May, and it has once again notched the award for most hectic weekend of the year, for three different reasons.
First, it was my birthday, an occasion I've come to anticipate with more dread every year, with each passing doctor's appointment and physical checkup.
The second and most joyous event of the weekend was that big horse race in Kentucky.
Now, I've been to the Kentucky Derby only once and discovered I'm not a huge fan of having bourbon puked on my shoes and mint juleps spilled on me all day. Although I do enjoy a beautiful day at the track, the derby is best watched as I did this weekend – by the pool with a small group of close friends, not surrounded by over 150,000 drunk, preppy strangers.
Being the ridiculous holiday that it is, over 40,000 "Buffettologists" descended on Omaha over the weekend to idolize Warren Buffett and relish being in the same zip code as him. They lined up outside CenturyLink Center at 3 a.m., drank Coca-Cola like sugar-addled middle schoolers, and hung on every word that Buffett and his business soulmate, Charlie Munger, spoke during the meeting's six-hour Q&A session.
And like the previous first weekends of May, this year's Berkfest was just as ridiculous as the last…
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