This month's DAMA column is contributed by John Schley.

My kids (ages 9, 7 and 5) love the book "Old Hat New Hat," a classic Berenstain Bears book by Stan and Jan Berenstain. In it, the main character goes into a hat store looking to replace his tired hat with something more fashionable. The clerk brings him one hat after another, but none seem to be what the client is looking for. One is too tall, and the next is too short. Too fancy. Too plain. On and on it goes, each hat failing in turn until the client tries on the hat he came in with. This one is just right, and off he goes, much to the dismay of the frustrated clerk.

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