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Ikea and the Fate of the S.S. United States

A few weeks ago I drove to the nearest Ikea, which was in Philadelphia, just east of I-95 between the Ben Franklin and the Walt Whitman bridges. I would not normally go that far for any store, but getting to … Continue reading

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The Pacific

Now with the advantage of a little hindsight, the most memorable impression of our cruise of the Polynesian South Pacific was not the extravagantly luxurious meals, not the personal service always at hand, not even the bantering with fellow passengers.  … Continue reading

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