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Berets: Not just for women or Resistance fighters

I was quite self-conscious when I first began wearing a beret. In these days of the ubiquitous ball cap, men don’t wear berets, whereas women do, pulled tightly over the head. That didn’t stop me, though. I bought my first … Continue reading

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Zits hat comic

 

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Hat Maker to Dr. Jones

I added a link for the website of Swaine Adeney Brigg, the London firm that made the original Indiana Jones hat. The company still sells the hat. Click here.

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Celebrating My German heritage at the Portage County Oktoberfest

The first dance on the pavilion floor at last week’s Oktoberfest featured men in lederhosen and women in traditional alpine dresses dancing a Schuhplattler while holding Seidels. The dancers even drank from their Seidels during the dance, at which point … Continue reading

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"Scrug your bonnet"

If you wear a Highland bonnet, you should scrug it, and you may decorate it with a cockade or a clan badge if you wish. “Scrug your bonnet” is an old saying meaning to cock up one side to look … Continue reading

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Seeking Shelter Under Buffalo Hide

I bought my Minnetonka buffalo hide Outback hat perhaps eight years ago at Mr. Hyde’s Leather in Canton. It was priced at $45, but the sales clerk reduced the price by 20 percent, making it $36. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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When four pairs of moccasins aren’t enough

Published Aug. 21, 2007 Last year my plans to visit the Great Trail Festival were washed away. Steady rain fell on my only free day, so I stayed home, remembering the time a couple years before when I stood in … Continue reading

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