Tag Archives: Filson

My bags are already packed!


How do they make that? I often wonder that when I see a product at a store. Yesterday, I learned how they make bicycles when I toured the production facility of R+E Cycles in Seattle.  This week I will be putting … Continue reading

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But for the want of a belt


Now don’t get me wrong, I have adopted a few stupid fashion trends over the years; bell bottom jeans with woven leather back pocket panels was probably the nadir of my fashion life.  But that doesn’t hold a candle in my … Continue reading

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Two can play that game!


I have started on my 2011 Made in America top ten gift list; glassybaby and Filson are items one and two on the list.  While cruising around the internet in search of other cool American made holiday gift items,  I happened upon an … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside!


I have been married to my wife for going on twenty years.  To say she is often cold is an understatement.  I think we probably spend as much on heating oil each winter as we spend on food for the entire year.  … Continue reading

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A Seattle firm that is outstanding in their field and stream


Filson is old school.  That is not to say they are old-fashioned.  Rather, they are a Seattle company that has been manufacturing premier quality outdoor wear in my home town for the past 114 years.  If you want gear that will … Continue reading

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