Because it is so much more efficient to keep your hands on the computer keyboard (and skip any extraneous mouse usage), any time you spend memorizing a few keyboard shortcuts will end up saving you a lot of time. This About.com page has a nice collection of Firefox shortcuts. For example, use ALT-D to jump to the address bar and highlight the current contents. Simply start typing to overwrite the existing location.
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Feldman, Barbara. "Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 10 Sep. 2008. Web. 1 Oct. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/325/firefox-keyboard-shortcuts/ >.