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Here we see the instrument Tim keeps threatening to play to alert Keith every time he finishes another story. Whoops, there it is again. You’ll have to excuse us, we have to place another finely crafted Tim Goodwin gem on these pages. 0

October 29, 2013
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TimInConcord6-CI-102913

It’s no secret that Dos Amigos is where it’s at. In fact, Tim may have already been a veteran of a few taco Tuesdays prior to this mid-spree stop for a snack. Just look at that artfully displayed taco and guac and tell me you aren’t getting hungry. 0

October 29, 2013
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Beyond finally establishing for us that Tim can, in fact, spell (at least his own name), our visit to Granite State Candy Shoppe was taxing, if for no other reason than choosing just one delectable dessert there is almost impossible. Actually, that’s the only reason it was taxing. Otherwise, it was delicious looking. 0

October 29, 2013
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TimInConcord4-CI-102913

Here, Tim takes advantage of a self-framing promotion at Rowland Studio. Hurry down and you can purchase Tim’s face in a frame, for a limited time only! Actually, this is just the beginning of Tim’s sure-to-be illustrious career at the Insider. That frame wil hold either an award or a discarded fast food wrapper… 0

October 29, 2013
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This Grumpy Cat book featured a veritable treasure trove of witty gems. Like the following decrees, for example: “Whatever doesn’t kill you isn’t working,” and “I’ve lived nine lives, and this is the worst.” Tim thought this would make a great gift for his wife, though we’re going to assume it’s because… 0

October 29, 2013
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It’s getting colder out there, and Tim could no doubt use an addition or two to his winter wardrobe. This ain’t it, though. Were this picture in color, you’d better understand just how Cosby-era bad it actually is. For some reason, it also weighed approximately 28 pounds. 0

October 29, 2013
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What could be more Concordy than the official flag of the capital city? Nothing, that’s what. 0

October 29, 2013
A Peck of Pickleball

Keith takes a shot at the sport captivating Concord’s senior athletes

When we first received word of pickleball’s arrival in Concord, dozens of suppositions as to what exactly it could be flooded forward. A sport designed specifically to highlight the Food Snob’s unique brand of athleticism? An odd, globe-shaped sandwich topping? The inevitable evolution of the scientifically-engineered… 0

October 29, 2013
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A crowd of anxious players await their turns as Larry Phillips fires a shot toward Jack LaFlamme during a pickleball showdown. The move indoors after a summer at Merrill Park has left just one court available at a time, which is bordered by obstacles such as waiting people and random equipment. 0

October 29, 2013
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Larry Phillips and Sue Withers lean in to return a hit from Goldie Anderson during pickleball action at the senior center last week. Competition is fast and furious, which is also the name of a bad movie. 0

October 29, 2013