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longeyes

11/20/14 08:44

There are two advantages to wearing the same style of glasses for 40 years. People you haven't seen for ages say you haven't changed. And hipsters tell you they like your glasses.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized

Now that the ATP and WTA seasons are over, I have a question: At home, when tennis players emerge from the shower, do their spouses/partners rush up to them with towels?

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized
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wrong animal

11/18/14 07:59

In his travel show Himalaya Sunday night, Michael Palin visited an astrologer who, armed with precise information about the actor's birth, informed him that he had been an elephant in his previous life. Palin was respectful of the astrologer's work, discussing it politely and gently explaining his long-held belief in self-determination. When he could have flatly said: "I'm afraid you're wrong, sir. I was a python."

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized

Listening to A Prairie Home Companion Saturday night, live from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, I was reminded of the travel story I ran on the clinic back in the early 90s, with black-and-white photographs by the author, Mark Chester. As a Travel section cover story it was as unusual then as it would be impossible today.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Travel
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news junkie

11/14/14 08:36

Between Zellweger's face and Kardashian's butt, I honestly don't know where to turn.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized
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space

11/13/14 07:55

It's great that we landed a spacecraft on a moving comet, but it's going to make me feel very inadequate the next time I fail to fit my Honda into an ample parking space.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized