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Gary Blehm, The Optimist, Begins his 28th Year Spreading the Power of Optimism and Positive Vibes

Gary Blehm, The Optimist, is to begin his 28th year spreading the power of optimism and positive vibes with his symbol of optimism, Penman, and his giant half moon shaped grin. With a focus on outdoor recreation in the heart of Colorado and t-shirts from Grin Big!™ apparel we hope to put our message on your [...]

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Remember to Pack Your Optimism

Remember to pack your optimism when you set out after your dreams. You must believe that you can achieve what you desire before you ever stand a chance of success. With a positive mental attitude you can achieve greatness in life. Pessimism will take you nowhere. Keep your head up high and believe in yourself. [...]

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​Grin Big!™, the positively optimistic t-shirt brand from PENMEN®

Grin Big!™, the positively optimistic t-shirt brand from PENMEN®. Be positive and follow your dreams in this new year with a shirt that spreads optimism every wear you go. Dreams come true in positive vibes from Grin Big!™. Penman the Optimist is ready to express what you love to do as he has done since 1989. There [...]

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The Opitmist is Tent Camping Outdoors with Positive Vibes

Tent camping has got to be the most fun thing in the world. To sleep outdoors with all the wonder night sounds in the wild wilderness. Be positive and follow your dreams until you find your happiness. The power of optimism will take you anywhere you want to be. Just remember that dreams come true [...]

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OPTIMISM

OPTIMISM isn't for the weak minded. Being smart, however, is probably just as important as being optimistic. Keep a positive mental attitude and stay alert to the true dangers around you. Part of being an optimist is recognizing that your glass is half full. Always be mindful of how it became half full in the [...]

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The Optimist Tunes His Guitar with Positive Vibes and Wears a Grin Big!™ T-Shirt

The Optimist Tunes His Guitar with Positive Vibes and Wears a Grin Big!™ T-Shirt because he knows that the dreams come true with the power of optimism behind his songs. Believe in yourself and you will go far. Have faith in the power of positive vibes and follow your dreams with whatever guitar you choose [...]

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Catch the Wave of Optimism with a Grin Big!™ T-Shirt

The Optimist catches the wave and rides with positive vibes to the nearest Grin Big!™ t-shirt shop. Be positive and follow your dreams!

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Dreaming of Summer Camping and Backpacking Trips with Optimism and Positive Vibes

Are you dreaming of summer camping and backpacking trips? So are we. At Grin Big!™ our camping t-shirts can keep the dream alive as you layer your winter clothing. Be positive and follow your dreams with the power of optimism and positive vibes. Dreams come true in Grin Big!™ apparel. 

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Spreading the Power of Optimism Worldwide Since 1989

Penman, The Optimist, has spread the power of optimism worldwide since 1989. It began with a popular poster entitled "Find the Two Identical PENMEN". From there the message produced a book deal and a nationally syndicated wordless comic strip. Today, Penman continues to spread optimism with Grin Big!™ T-Shirts. Take a look at our growing inventory [...]

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Coffee Break on the Ski Slopes

There's nothing like a hot cup of coffee when you're out on the ski slopes in Colorado. Be positive and follow your dreams and enjoy a hot cup of cocoa if you're not a coffee drinker. Either way, check out our t-shirts and spread the power of optimism.

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