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Achenblog: July 30, 2006 - August 5, 2006

Rough Draft: Valley Guy

[My column in the Sunday magazine.] One weekend a bunch of us went to the Shenandoah Valley to get away from it all. An outside observer would perceive us as creatures knotted up with tension and stress and internal compressive...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 5, 2006; 1:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (213)
 
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MuskMan

[Here's a favorite yarn from the archives. It ran in December 1993 in the Style section. I think I even threw it into one of the Why books, back in the day. Clearly it is much easier rummaging through the...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 4, 2006; 6:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (250)
 
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From the Archives: Shattering Time

[The blogger is, amazingly, still in France on an epic vacation that has included a bit of work here and there (some columns yet to run, plus a side trip to Geneva to CERN) and a rental-car adventure to the...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 2, 2006; 5:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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From the Archives: Dawg Days

[By J.A., originally published in the Style Section, Aug. 7, 1991.] Congress is in recess. The economy is in recess. Life is pointless. Work is stupid. Air is hot. Dog days. Summer doldrums. Even mustering a verb other than a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 31, 2006; 6:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (269)
 
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