Tag Archives: United States

It’s that time of year again!


As a child, the last week of August was always rather depressing.  Sure I wasn’t in school, but I would be soon.  I would go through the motions of enjoying my last week of whatever camp I was attending, but … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror on the wall; wait, you’re a television!


I am in the process of rolling out a new website that will be a resource for Americans who want to build or remodel their homes using building materials, appliances, furniture and furnishings made by members of our extended American … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, I’m an expert


  I drink alot of coffee.  Probably too much really.  I used to go to Starbucks because they offered free refills, but that policy was ended.  So now I go to another smaller coffee shop near my office for one … Continue reading

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Oh they’re connectors alright!


As I have been documenting over the last two years, there is an American apparel manufacturing renaissance underway.  Firms like Jack Donnelly Khakis, White Dress Shirts, and Loggerhead Apparel, are producing amazing clothing we can all buy.  In speaking to the American entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Walmart’s wilful forgetting


By Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuño from Washington, DC, USA [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Walmart recently announced its “Work is a Beautiful Thing” campaign in which Walmart commits to buying $250 billion worth of American made products over the next ten years.  … Continue reading

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It’s never too early to plan next summer’s naps


Napping is pretty high on my list of things I like to do.  There is the nap on the couch while watching golf.  When I nodded off, Nicklaus was on the second tee.  When I regain consciousness, he is on the … Continue reading

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Hook, line and sinker


I have never been much of a fisher.  I remember the first time my dad ever took me on a fishing trip.  My dad loved to fish for steelhead from an oar boat on the rivers in the Olympic Peninsula.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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