TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS

IN WHICH ROGER AND JAN ENABLE ARMCHAIR SHOPPERS TO SELECT A LIFE

DEAR READERS:

It's April again, which means Jan and I have just returned to Mill Valley from another buying trek through the Annapurna, an ordeal that has left us spent but elated. As always, you, our valued catalog customers, were never far from our thoughts--especially the evening we lingered over jasmine tea with a Mahayana Buddhist monk at the Four Winds Monastery, perched precariously above a roaring tributary of the Ganges. As we sipped to the rhythmic whirl of prayer wheels, I in my all-cotton, breathable Sahib Gear[TM] Punting Pants, Jan in her wind-resistant Amelia Earhart Aviator's Bra, we couldn't help...

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