Monthly Archives: March 2012

The “Bring It Home” campaign


I came across an article the other day about a firm attempting to bring production of its products back to the U.S. from China.  Dansko, a company based in this country, makes 80% of its clogs in China and 20% of its … Continue reading

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Mythical like the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny


Sure we are running $300 billion annual trade deficits with the Chinese.  But don’t worry, that is about to turn around, take the Washington Post’s word for it.  Soon Chinese consumers are going to be snapping up the products of American companies … Continue reading

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The pitter patter of little feet


In one of my favorite scenes from the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Harrison Ford is telling his father Sean Connery about finding shields in Venice that had the directions to the location of the Holy Grail.  Connery is absolutely ecstatic upon hearing … Continue reading

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Thanks Jack Donnelly Khakis!


I just wanted to say thanks to Gregg Donnelly, the man behind Jack Donnelly Khakis, and his colleague Kevin for interviewing me for his blog.  And thanks for all the people who read my interview at the Jack Donnelly blog … Continue reading

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Tick Tock


While members of our extended American family produce almost anything we would need to buy for our home and our immediate family, there are a few areas where American made options are few and far between.  American made TVs were … Continue reading

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And they also agree that bunny rabbits are fluffy and cute


Buying products made by members of our extended American family is a no brainer for me.  Some poll numbers just done by Consumer Reports seems to confirm that other Americans feel the way I do.  And this movement to support American … Continue reading

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Dust Bunnies be gone!


My family think I am fairly neurotic when it comes to cleaning.  I will admit it, I like a clean house.  No dust, no dog hair, no dirty dishes.  I have hired people to clean my house in the past, … Continue reading

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