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Paddle Your Own Kayak

Paddle your own kayak and be yourself. Be positive and follow your dreams no matter what obstacles get in your way. The water may be rough but with the power of optimism anything is possible.

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Spreading Optimism and Positive Vibes with Grin Big!™ by The Optimist, Gary Blehm, Since 1989

The Optimist, Gary Blehm, has spread optimism and positive vibes outdoors for over 27 years. From 100,000 posters and t-shirts sold in the early 1990's to a nationally syndicated comic strip, the Penman character continues to thrive with positivity in the outdoor apparel brand, Grin Big!™. Where do you find your positive place in this world? [...]

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Hiking T-Shirt from Grin Big!™

Make your own trail with a 100% ring spun cotton t-shirt from Grin Big!™. You'll want to live in these rugged, yet soft comfortable tees. Celebrate your love of the great outdoors with positive vibes today.

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Cowboy Coffee is the Best Coffee in the West

Cowboy coffee is the best coffee in the west. It will get you going every time with positive vibes. Dreams come true outdoors with Grin Big!™ apparel designed by the optimist, Gary Blehm.

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T-Shirts with Flowers make you Grin Big

Grin Big with this 5.4 oz. Ringspun Cotton, Garment-Dyed T-Shirt. You'll spread optimism and positive vibes all day long in this beauty. Stretch your arms out to the sky and breathe in the fresh air with positivity and wellness. Remember that dreams come true in optimistic apparel from Grin Big!™

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Positive People Sleep Well

It's not easy to get good sleep with pessimistic thoughts in your mind. Be positive, follow your dreams, and buy a Grin Big!™ t-shirt to spread optimism to the rest of the world. -Gary Blehm, The Optimist

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Spreading Optimism and Positive Vibes with Gary Blehm's Grin Big!™ T-Shirts

Gary Blehm, The Optimist, Spreading Optimism Since 1989. Blehm has created a new collection of t-shirts celebrating optimism, positive vibes, and outdoor recreation. Dreams come true with Grin Big!™ apparel. Grab a shirt and get outdoors today!

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Backpacking with Grin Big!™

I always backpack with my backpacking t-shirt from Grin Big!™. The shirt has been on many outdoor adventures and seen many trails. Call it my hiking companion. One day it may wear out completely and I'll have to keep it around for the many memories of all the camping trips it's been on.

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The Optimist Never Quits. Let Nothing Stop You!

The optimist never quits. Life isn't easy, but the joys of life are many. Focus on the positive all around you and you will live a fulfilling and wonderful life. The power of optimism will get you through the trials of life even when it's an uphill climb in an avalanche. Yes, it will be [...]

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Gary Blehm Sold Many Grin Big!™ T-Shrits in the Mountains Today!

It makes Gary Blehm very happy when he sells a lot of t-shirts in the mountains of Colorado. It makes the optimist Grin Big!™

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