Did you know that Leon Leonwood Bean (L.L.Bean) had turned over the reins to his nephew? That nephew: Norman Ignatius Stephen Bean (N.I.S. Bean). Two days after my latest catalog arrived two of the three items I wanted were N.I.S. This happens over and over and over with these guys...
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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