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The Slice archive for July 5, 2011


Answer me this 

Why do you think state and regional magazines seem to come and go in the Northwest while Texas Monthly sails on decade after decade?

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Watching the Tour de France on TV 

You notice... 1. The riders aren't burdened with the weight of a lot of upper-body muscle. 2. The ability to complete mountain stages seems almost superhuman. 3. France apparently has slightly tougher sign codes than Spokane. 4. Nobody over there would be all that impressed…

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Two for Tuesday 

1. If a person is willing to walk a bit, anyone can find shade to park in. But those who claim true excellence in the shade-parking arts also factor in the angle of the sunlight in the hours to come. 2. One thing Independence Day…

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A theory 

Perhaps some of us romanticize listening to baseball on the radio because it's one way to avoid seeing the constant spitting.

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