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[09/27/18, via ]
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Why are annoyingly small sunglasses so popular? And when it comes to sunglasses, it feels like specs have starred in their own remake of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. However, based on what I saw on the runways of New York Fashion Week this month, I can report that the days of skinny sunnies may be  [...]

New York Times [09/21/18, via New York Times]
Seven Ways The Village Voice Made New York a Better Place DeSapio, known as the Bishop, was the face (and the ever-present sunglasses) of an old Democratic machine and the old, Italian-American Greenwich Village; The Voice represented the new Village Independent Democrats. In the last days before his [...]

The New Yorker [09/24/18, via The New Yorker]
Alejandro Escovedo's Return to the Border The album, “The Crossing,” tells an imagined story of two young immigrants working in an Italian restaurant in Texas: a Mexican named Diego (a kid not unlike Escovedo) and an Italian named Salvo (a version of Gramentieri), who share a love of punk rock [...] [09/07/18, via]
Talk to Iris: Back to school, back to real life I am tossed back to our own sons' first days of school, the drop-off and breathless conversations after pick-up in my teal-blue Suburban, our tribe-mobile for a decade, beginning in 1994. The boys are We used to sit them down on our front steps [...]

Listen to LAST DAYS OF SUN (Tens Sunglasses Commercial) by Sunglasses Kid #np on #SoundCloud 

If White Kids Die If White Kids Die
Published by University of North Texas Press 2016
ISBN 1574411292,9781574411294
117 pages
Cincinnati Magazine Cincinnati Magazine
112 pages
The Eyes of Kid Midas The Eyes of Kid Midas
Published by Simon and Schuster 2009
ISBN 9781416997504,1416997504
148 pages
Extreme Kids Extreme Kids
Published by Wilderness Press 2005
ISBN 9780899973739,0899973736
282 pages

To Milford and beyond

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You cannot imagine how stupid I felt not to have brought my camping stuff with me on this day… Jenn and I were supposed to meet up sooner or later in this area but we both did not have phone reception to arrange it. It was very funny to actually... You cross high mountains to reach another valley where the road dramatically winds downhill towards Milford Sound. Not only do the mountains fall down in the water but it also rains almost like nowhere else in the world (12 meters per year in average). These two effects generate hundreds of waterfalls which cascade into the salt water and create a layer of fresh water. This latter acts as a protection from the sun, like sunglasses actually. This effect is called “deep water emergence”.

[via Journey to the antipodes]

Spring Break Essentials

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The only thing worse than having to go to class in nice weather, is having to work all day in nice weather. Since in the real world there is no spring break, I am day dreaming about being on an island somewhere and not at my desk.

[via Blonde Rosie]

[03/16/16, via Tri-County Sun Times]
Astros' McCullers (shoulder) won't start season in rotation He had never thrown more than 104 2/3 innings as a pro until last season. "I can't really worry about [missing ... As it stands, these five will be the opening-day rotation while McCullers recovers. Kylie Jenner, Rob Kardashian on good terms Kylie, in ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Bleacher Report]
Red Sox Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada More Than Flashy Cars, Hype and Muscles On the No. 3 practice field behind JetBlue Park, Moncada cannot hide his mere 20 years, even behind designer sunglasses ... day," one says. There is a nod. Two fans ask Moncada to pose for a photo. He obliges. He walks off the practice field alone, the ... [...]

[03/15/16, via The Daily Advertiser]
Now or never: UL's Marlin, the coach's son, goes for it That's especially the case when the kid doesn’t come with superstar ... like any Cajun player — on good days, and bad. He was on the floor for the late going of UL’s Sun Belt Tournament win over South Alabama last Friday night in New Orleans , before ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Sun Patriot]
Central boys earn spots on MRC squad, Doyscher expects to return as coach “Another full effort kid when given ... those kids every day in practice and you absolutely have to have them. I know it’s a hard thing, but those two made a very positive impact.” Doyscher, who took over for Nat Boyer prior to last season, said ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Seven Days]
Sail Away: Overlooked at Home, Vermont's Mellow Yellow are Big at Sea A leopard-print shirt ripples on his wiry frame; a dark, tilted fedora sets off his narrow sunglasses ... Drummer Franco Sunshine slips behind his kit, stone-faced and mod in dark jeans and a plain white T-shirt. Last out is vocalist and guitarist Dusty ... [...]

Heavy police presence remains at scene where Baltimore detective was shot

Baltimore Police officers searched Ashley Smith’s home on Bennett Place on Thursday morning, checking the windows in the back and her basement, after a city homicide detective was shot in the head nearby the night before.The officer, identified as Det. Sean Suiter, died Thursday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.About 16 hours after Suiter was shot, numerous officers remained on the scene Thursday morning. Yellow police tape stretched blocks around the perimeter, blocking traffic...

SCNG Sports Person of the Year: Why we kept our eye on the Ball Family (sunglasses optional)

[embedded content]There is no easy way to deliver this, so let’s just put it out there:LaVar Ball, along with his sons Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo, by virtue of what they did in the name of the Big Baller Brand from their modest Chino Hills home base, attaching themselves to basketball royalty at UCLA and with the Lakers, and detaching themselves from the norm in Lithuania, China and President Trump’s Twitter account, are the 2017 Southern California News Group Sports People of the Year.If you...

Kids need sunglasses too!

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month and a great time for a reminder to protect your child’s eyes. I never thought much about taking care of my children’s eyes until my father-in-law pointed out that my younger son Tyler’s eye was turning inwards while playing catch. I immediately took him to the eye doctor and learned that he needed glasses and would possibly need eye surgery to correct a lazy eye. The eye doctor also reminded me to ensure my children wear sunglasses.I...