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Posts about 5ives

Five phrases that make me turn off NPR

Climate Connections. Bryant Park Project. This I Believe. Garrison Keillor. Real-time traffic monitoring. (With apologies to Merlin.)

Five words that will make me NOT buy your jeans

Boot-cut. Low-rise. Embroidered. Whiskered. Easygoing. (With apologies to Merlin and Uncrate.)

Five things I did today

Today I … … got up early and walked the dogs. … met with a venture capitalist who did not…

High Five

Five things I would tell my teenage self if I could go back in time (with apologies to Merlin’s 5ives):…


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