Monthly Archives: January 2015

I admit it, I’m a scaredy cat!


For the last few years, I thought I should open a shop in Seattle that would sell nothing but consumer goods made in America.  I would sell tools, boots, clothing, cookware, dog toys, you name it, all made by members … Continue reading

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No heavy lifting required!


I love hunting for products made by members of our extended American family.  Clothing, shoes, appliances, furniture, you name it.  Over the last three years I have written hundreds of posts on this blog about products I have found.  But … Continue reading

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American pens for the New Year


Writing implements have changed greatly over the centuries.  The first “pens” were made from reed straw or bamboo.  The Ancient Egyptians were writing with ink on papyrus as long ago as the 4th century BC.  It is thought that the … Continue reading

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I might branch out and buy this stuff


I recently found out about a cool American company making toys and furniture for kids. The firm is Twig Creative, and the camera pictured above allows budding photographers to shoot pictures to their heart’s content, though the images will be … Continue reading

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Plans for the New Year


I have been rather light on the posts of late, but expect regular posts now that the Holidays and vacations are behind us.  In 2015, I will be blogging on this blog at least once a week and guest blogging … Continue reading

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