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The Slice archive for Nov. 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012

THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012

The firewood code of honor 

You know how it is. If you leave something of any value outside and don't have it bolted down, someone will steal it. Sometimes even bolting it down isn't enough. But I can think of one exception. A Spokane store I visit several times a...

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Spokane vs. North Idaho definition

Maybe I'm wrong. That's happened. But years of hearing people on both sides of the state line use the expression has left me with the opinion that Spokane residents have a different definition of "mom jeans" than people in North Idaho. I'll be happy to...

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If you have adolescent boys at home 

You might ask them whatever became of the Nordstrom lingerie catalog that arrived in the mail this week. I realize the Internet offers many options when it comes to admiring the feminine form. But perhaps some lads are traditionalists and still hold print in high...

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Agree or disagree 

The Slice has addressed this several times over the years. But something I overheard this morning reminded me of the subject. It is one of my 1,000 favorite topics. When you are at an airport in another city, can you find the gate for the...

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"Vision Quest" sing-along 

Seeing that there is going to be another "Sound of Music" sing-along here in late December made we wonder if any of the movies filmed in Spokane could be given the sing-along treatment. Probably not. I mean, how many people actually know the words to...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012

Literal pieces of history  

There's a white-haired Spokane man whose older brother died in 1943 when his B-17 collided in midair with an on-fire German fighter over The Netherlands. I have talked to this gentleman several times over the years. I know he's on the level. But I hadn't...

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