Tag Archives: Joey

Imperium Neptuni Regis… The Shellback

Imperium Neptuni Regis: The Ancient Order of the Deep Another certificate from WWII, again from the USS General Harry Taylor (for more about that ship, see the post on The Domain of the Golden Dragon). Here, the certificate a sailor … Continue reading

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WWII… Domain of the Golden Dragon

The Domain of the Golden Dragon This is a certificate awarded during WWII (the recipient’s name has been removed for this picture). Certificates were awarded to Navy sailors who crossed the International Date Line aboard ship. The recipient of this … Continue reading

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Places We Like: The Back Room, Berkeley, CA

I missed the whole 1960s-hippies-coffeehouse-folk music thing. For me, the 1960s was learning to tie my shoes (some day I’ll tell you my penny loafer story, but let’s just say it wasn’t easy to learn shoe tying when one parent … Continue reading

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Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Finding Your Tribe

You’ve found a project you’re passionate about. You think you’d be good at it. You’re excited! You tell your friends and family and… pfffft, the air goes out of the balloon. Nobody’s interested. What now? This has happened to me … Continue reading

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Pin Tales: The Waitress

With thanks to Janice Jow, who suggested writing down and sharing the stories of The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project. This is the story of The Waitress. My friend and I went out for brunch one Sunday. My friend … Continue reading

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