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Z/1 Unaweep · So, I bought this new pair of san­dals and they’re just so great I had to pass the word along ...
Socks and Sandals · I have been in­formed, mul­ti­ple times, that san­dals over socks are a re­volt­ing and un­for­giv­able fash­ion sin. The word has come in grooming-advice columns and in con­ver­sa­tion. In ev­ery case it has come from a woman — in a cou­ple of cas­es a wom­an with whom I was in­ti­mate. There are ap­par­ent­ly no ex­cep­tions to this rule ...
Western Wear · I’ve al­ways had a weak­ness for cow­boy fash­ion, and when we vis­it Saskatchewan, we al­ways drop by the big Cow­town store in Regi­na to do our bit for the Prairie econ­o­my, not that it needs it what with grains and potash and petroleum all boom­ing ...
Seasons Change · Van­cou­ver has all four. Less in­tense per­haps than oth­er parts of Cana­da where the snow ex­tends in­to April and spring is life af­ter death; here it’s life af­ter bore­dom. It’s a fash­ion­able town, our changes are most­ly what we wear ...
Tab Sweep — The World · To­day we have chip­munks and hats and earn­ings and a nov­el ...
Cashless? · Sum­mer is dis­tinct­ly here and I took a side-trip on a cof­fee ex­pe­di­tion to the sun­glass­es em­po­ri­um; the sharp-dressed young wom­an ex­plained that the in­ex­pen­sive sun­glass­es were on this side, the de­sign­er mod­els on oth­er. But then she wouldn't take my mon­ey ...
On Hats · I usu­al­ly wear a hat when out­doors, as a fash­ion state­ment and on the ad­vice of my physi­cian, who says that bald white guys ei­ther wear hats out­side or are wear­ing a can­cer farm on top of their head. Here­with a rec­om­men­da­tion for a good line of hats and some re­marks on mak­ing them ...
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