Monthly Archives: October 2012

Houston, we don’t have a problem!


I pity people too young to have been alive to watch Apollo 11 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.  I watched it with my family in our house in Seattle.  I was just … Continue reading

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Boxers rule!


I have always been a boxer man. But finding boxers made by members of our extended American family can be a challenge. But for you fellas that want boxers made on our shores, I have a company for you. Donn … Continue reading

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Is there anything Glenn Beck can’t do?


Glenn Beck apparently had a “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” moment the other day.  According to a post on the Today Show blog, Glenn’s principles compelled him to introduce his own line of U.S. made jeans.  “Just … Continue reading

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What is the world’s most precious substance?


We all need water. Plenty of water. But I have to admit, 3 liters a day seems a bit extreme. But what do I know? It’s not like I am a doctor.  I’m a lawyer, and I can’t remember a class … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, action!


I often hear a common complaint. “I want to buy more products manufactured in the U.S., but they are tough to find. Well, one retailer that is making it easy to go on a “one stop, all-American” shopping trip is … Continue reading

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A little of this, a little of that


I like writing in-depth posts on great firms where members of our extended American family are making useful products we can use. I like writing in-depth posts on subjects like outsourcing. But sometimes I just want to unload a few little … Continue reading

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No house should be without one!


I can live without a reading room. I can live without a music room. I might even, if forced, live without a tv room.  But I could never live without a bathroom in my house. And while billions of people … Continue reading

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