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Lights, camera, action!


I often hear a common complaint. “I want to buy more products manufactured in the U.S., but they are tough to find. Well, one retailer that is making it easy to go on a “one stop, all-American” shopping trip is … Continue reading

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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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A little of this, a little of that


We did our video shoot at McKinnon Furniture’s wood shop and showroom yesterday and it was a hoot.  My cameraman extraordinaire Johnathan Iishi and I spend the entire day with Sheila McKinnon and Theresa Schneider and their amazing craftspeople who … Continue reading

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Houston, I assume you have moved the rocket to the pad?


I have not spoken about how the Simply American book project is progressing for quite a while, so I thought I would issue an update.  Four of the approximately twelve chapters have been written and edited.  I will be featuring about … Continue reading

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