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My Two Joes

When the going gets tough, I’m reminded of the two toughest men I’ve ever known: my two Joes. Joey Blue Eyes was my father’s nickname. At 20, this Italian working class boy from Yonkers found himself in the Marine Corps on the front lines of Korea in the 1st Battalion of the 1st Marine Division. Marching north to the Yalu river during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign in 1950, he was one among 12,000 marines who...


Interesting facts: Vietnamese Americans

A majority of Vietnamese came to the United States as refugees of war and without much money or resources available to them.  According to Wikipedia, mass Vietnamese immigration to the United States started in 1975, after the end of the Vietnam War. Early immigrants were refugee boat people, ...


Top Nails is Tops in Seattle

Rita, a regular customer of Top Nails Salon, said, “From LA to Seattle, I’ve been to scores of nail salons, but I have to confess I’ve never had my nails done this well.” 

Top Nails in Queen Anne may have a word-of-mouth reputation for doing the best nails in the city, but there is something to be said for how caringly the customers are treated by the technicians who work there. Le, Anh, Lan,...