Let's Wish Mr. Bogle - Happy Valentine's Day

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Kathleen Ryan
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Let's Wish Mr. Bogle - Happy Valentine's Day

Post by Kathleen Ryan » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:09 am

Many people express their thanks year-round to Mr. Bogle, and all he's done for the small investor. It's also nice to have a special day when we can wear our hearts on our sleeves for those we care deeply about.

Dear Mr. Bogle, Thank you for being our champion and inspiration for this special forum, and all the chapters of Bogleheads that have sprung up around the United States, and now in many other parts of the world. It's always an honor when we get to see you in person, at our yearly National Bogleheads Meetings, and to see you on TV, as the voice of calm and reason, especially when we feel the need to strap ourselves in, when the stock market takes us on a roller-coaster ride.

Here's a little poem I wrote for you:

Tulips of yore-
Bubbles galore.
Since way back when,
Again and again.
Enjoy the ride
Markets gain, then subside
What gets us through?
Thinking of you.

Happy Valentines Day.

Fondly, and with best wishes always,
Kathleen Ryan
Best wishes, | Kathleen

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Re: Let's Wish Mr. Bogle - Happy Valentine's Day

Post by catdude » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:54 am

Wonderful poem, Kathleen!

Mr. Bogle - In all honesty, given that I'm a guy, I have to admit that you're not exactly my idea of a valentine. But I will nevertheless wish you a Happy Valentine's Day! We've never met, but you've done a lot for me, and I sincerely appreciate it. Thank you!
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Re: Let's Wish Mr. Bogle - Happy Valentine's Day

Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:15 am

A haiku for the occasion:


Cold investing world;
Bogle's Folly brought us warmth.
I am now secure.


Happy Valentine's Day, and thank you, Mr. Bogle.
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