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Marriott's bold move

Every once in a while, an American firm makes a statement about their support for American manufacturing and American workers.  Such a statement was recently made… 290 more words

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Buying Less: Adventures in Curating a Capsule Wardrobe

It’s easy to literally buy into the culture of consumerism that constantly bombards us with messages inciting us to buy the latest and greatest gadget or to stay current with the newest trends by adding more to our wardrobes. 1,473 more words

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Patriotic Purchases: Q & A With Founder of USINMADE

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – Elmer Davis

It inspires me when I learn stories about women who turn their passions into businesses.  583 more words

Spring Break in the Snow


Who else had a “spring break” trip up north? Just me? Although I haven’t had a true “spring break” in years, I’ve found that for the past several years I enjoy traveling in mid-late March. 438 more words

#TruthHurts and can be deadly

Former lab workers @ Enka, NC: “They weren’t allowed knowledge of #Secret substances used in military filters fibers manufactured there.”
~ Much less waste byproducts
#TrustAirAndH2O?
#NoWay

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Not that kinda rug!

My colleague Don Woodworth was doing some decorating in his office the other day and one of the new bits of decor he added was a new area rug.   617 more words

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Made in the U.S.A.


Maybe it’s the politics in the air, but I have been bitten by the “buy American” shopping bug. Of course, I don’t mean that I have started to exclusively buy products made here in the states, but recently I have made more of an effort to buy “local”. 304 more words