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Warby Parker: Five Frames, One Face, One Vote

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Just last year, the plastic frames of my relatively new glasses cracked, sending the lens along with my spirits to the sidewalk below. Both fractured...

Giving Winter the Cold Shoulder

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The first sign of spring has emboldened me to tell winter not to get too cozy; your days are numbered. For weeks, she's plopped...

Tall Clover Chronicles: Confessions of an Unbalanced Force

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"You can only lean on that which resists." -Indian Proverb And so, the laws of physics win again. In my last installment of the Tall Clover...

Welcoming the Ghosts of Christmas Past

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Christmas tree treasures
Well, hello Christmas Past! Recollections can serve to fuel and warm the heart on a chilly winter day; here are a few  favorites from my...

Home Remedies: Chocolate Cake, Vapor Rub and Bulldog Bedhogs

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Boz: bulldog as blues healer I am back among the living, breathing (in a Darth Vader kind of way), sniffling (as if paid by the...

Blog Man: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

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New Look for the Blog Welcome to my blog's new look. It is a work in progress, meaning you can't judge too harshly for a...

Fifty-Something Fashion Sense: A Socks-and-Sandals Guy

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My kind of hipster: socks and sandalsAs I set down my morning coffee in disbelief, the ugly truth came to light. There on my...

Keeping Up With My Favorite Octogenarian

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dancing with my favorite octogenarian
Cutting the rug (make that the pavement) with my Mom at Vashon's Strawberry Festival Street Dance I'm a proud on-the-precipice-of-geezerhood, optimistic 55-year who can seize...

My Country Life in a Country Song

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A day of bad moves, bandages and boo-boos. We all have bad days, and I must admit that if the following is all I have...

To-Do Lists and Sunny Days

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My sketchbooks and to-do lists scattered about (much like my focus), but ready for the next sunny day. Vashon Islanders and mayflies have something in...