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Optimism isn't always easy. Stay Positive. Happiness is usually a choice.

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Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams

Be positive and follow your dreams like Penman the Optimist has done since 1989. Spreading the Power of Optimism is a positive way to find happiness because when you smile the whole world smiles back at you. Cartoonist Gary Blehm 

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Be Your Brand! Gary Blehm, The Optimist Since 1989, says, "Do What You Like to Do" and "Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams".

Do what you like to do. Be positive and follow your dreams. Never Surrender. Never Give Up. Spreading the Power of Optimism and Positive Vibes, Gary Blehm is a motivational speaker and cartoonist encouraging kids to "Be Your Brand" and take what you love to do and make it your life. Blehm created his optimistic [...]

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Optimism is the Balance

Life isn't always easy, but it can be fun with optimism. Optimism is the balance.

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What will today bring. I'm betting on something Positive.

Penman Gary Blehm, The Optimist. The ice is melting and I can see blue sky. Optimism flows through my senses. The dream is still alive through the Power of Optimism and Providence. Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams!

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Spread Positive Vibes

Be Positive and let everyone see it. Smile like you mean it. Spread Positive Vibes!

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Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams #GrinBig

Grab your tackle and the power of optimism! It's time to go fishing. 

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Grin Big!™ & Stay Positive

The glass is always half full at Grin Big!™ apparel. Penman the Optimist is chuck full of Positive Vibes and Optimism. Stay Positive and peace will be yours. Smile more and be happy. Just the simple act of smiling will lift your spirits and encourage those around you to do the same. So keep a [...]

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The PENMEN® Comic Strip, a Wordless, Sequential Art Curiosity

The PENMEN® Pantomime Comic Strip ran in a limited number of newspapers through the 1990's. There was never a single word used to tell stories in three frames or less. Creator, Gary Blehm tried to introduce something new into the comic pages and it did best in color Sunday comics reaching millions. To this day [...]

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Climb Your Own Ladder

Be yourself and climb your own ladder. Be proud of who you are and what you have to contribute. The creative mind is a valuable gift. Believe in yourself and trust that your imagination can take you the great heights with the power of optimism and positive thinking.

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