Category Archives: recreation

Well that makes it a lot easier!


Sometimes finding products you want that are made by members of our extended American family can be a bit of a struggle.  But thankfully, a lot of websites of well-known retailers are now including a “Made in America” search function … Continue reading

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A bit of this, a bit of that


This is not a post about American made kitchen utensils.  Though if you want kitchen utensils made by members of our extended American family you should visit the Jacob Bromwell website.  Rather it’s a post with some links to some great … Continue reading

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A worthy read!


It is a simple formula. We need new jobs in this country. We can create new jobs by buying American made shoes, socks, pants, cars, freezers instead of foreign-made shoes, socks, pants, cars and freezers. So I am always on … Continue reading

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Now that wasn’t that hard was it?


I am almost starting to feel sorry for Ralph Lauren.  The negative press that continues to appear completely unabated almost three weeks after the news broke  about Ralph’s Chinese/American Olympic uniforms is hilarious.  A lonely few have ridden to Ralph’s defence, … Continue reading

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How to hike like an American without breaking a sweat


Hiking is a trifecta for me. I get to exercise my somewhat rotund body. I get to see beauty in the form of mountains, trees, animals and flowers. And best of all, I get to spend lots of time with my son.  … Continue reading

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What a pleasant surprise!


I love surprises. I got a great surprise yesterday. The surprise had to do with a product made by members of our extended American family. Which if you have been reading my blog for any period of time is probably not that surprising … Continue reading

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Fore!


I have had a lot of jobs in my time.  The best job I ever had was the job where I got paid to play golf.  After returning from an internship in Japan, I went to work for a Japanese fellow who opened … Continue reading

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