Monthly Archives: May 2013

It’s about time


I have written about the reshoring trend frequently over the last year.  But, I think it is my duty to keep talking this trend up.  So, here are a couple more articles discussing the gradual move of manufacturing capacity back … Continue reading

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Hand in Glove


My wife loaths Morrissey.  But what does she know?  I have been a Morrissey fan ever since I first heard “How Soon Is Now” many moons ago.  While I have to admit that the Moz is an acquired taste, I think he is … Continue reading

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What the Wild Things wear


Maurice Sendak Growing up, I loved the Wild Things.  When Ben was born, we got him a copy of the book and read it to him all the time.  Written in 1963 by Maurice Sendak, the book has sold over … Continue reading

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Beaten to the punch


I have done quite a few posts on American cars.  I was about to do a post on a new resource of how to tell how American a car really is.  It’s called the Kogod Made in America Auto Index.  But … Continue reading

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Not that kind of polling!


  Photo copyright of the Telegraph If you asked these people in Cambridge, “are you polling?”, they would answer by saying, “no you daft twit, we are punting!”  Leave it to the English to use the wrong word for what … Continue reading

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From top to bottom


Before I began my research for my upcoming book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back to Work, I knew very little about manufacturing.  Two years later I know a bit, but am always on the look out for articles … Continue reading

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