Monthly Archives: January 2014

Never underestimate the impact of the creeping artillery barrage


The first wristwatch was made in 1571, but they didn’t really come into their own until the Great War.  They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when the Brits came up with the idea of the creeping artillery barrage, … Continue reading

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My nether regions were revolting


Over the past two years, I have transformed my wardrobe.  Most of the clothes I now wear on a daily basis are made by members of our extended American family.  I wear Wigwam socks, Allen Edmonds shoes, Jack Donnelly khakis and … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s shiny!


As I have posted about many times, there is absolutely no reason you have to cook with cookware made by anyone other than members of our extended American family.  I discovered a new brand the other day that had previously … Continue reading

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It’s all about the clicks


WordPress, the blogging platform I use, provides me with all sorts of statistics about how many people view my blog each day, what posts they look at, what country they are from, how they got to my blog, etc.  But … Continue reading

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For your reading displeasure


I read two great articles in the New York Times the day before yesterday that both have to do with my fascination with outsourcing and globalization.  The first discussed the dire environmental degradation of the soil in the Middle Kingdom … Continue reading

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