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Comparative Advantage

Nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo discovered “comparative advantage.” The theory says that self-sufficiency is a myth. Nations and individuals should specialize in those activities they do best. 221 more words

Resolve to buy American

First full week in 2015 and I have finally settled on a resolution: I’m buying American. Not the factory-made American goods. I’m talking unique items produced by small businesses– artisans who have talent and are passionate about their products. 222 more words

American Made

Christmas Shopping story #61.

 I have never been one of those folks who is enamored with shopping. Of any kind. And that goes double for with Christmas shopping. I expect that’s why I experienced the incident described below in my Newspaper column. 1,103 more words

Curmudgeon

Mountain Farming

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To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.  – Mahatma Gandhi

Today we celebrate INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY!

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