Monthly Archives: November 2011

Made in USA Space Heater? Welcome to My Alternate Universe.

Suarez Corporation Industries, a company that describes itself as a multichannel marketing company that sells products as diverse as portable heaters and fashion jewelry, plans to take part of the former Hoover vacuum cleaner plant in North Canton for a … Continue reading

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Oh {Grown in the USA} Christmas Tree!

Yesterday Don and I headed over to the Christmas tree lot at our local Home Depot. Over the past few years, to Don’s relief, tree shopping has become much simpler. I used to be a perfectionist about finding The Best Christmas Tree … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue Friday

LOS ANGELES — A woman trying to improve her chance to buy cheap electronics at a Walmart in a wealthy suburb spewed pepper spray on a crowd of shoppers and 20 people suffered minor injuries, police said Friday. The attack … Continue reading

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Unraveling Our Economic Mess, One Turkey at a Time

The yellow-gold leaves on our neighbors’ elms shimmer against the clear blue sky. It’s Thanksgiving week. So much for which to be grateful. This morning I hiked up toward the ridge a couple of blocks from my house. Just a few … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes at an Occupy SF General Assembly

“If you really want to understand the Occupy movement, you should sit in on the subcommittee meeting of the General Assembly.” The 20-ish college kid smiled as he said this. I felt a motherly urge to protect him. What was … Continue reading

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Notes from the Retail Revolution

Reporting from San Francisco– Protesters in the Occupy Wall Street movement seized a Bank of America branch in the city’s financial district Wednesday, a demonstration that forced jittery customers and employees to flee and ended in nearly 100 arrests… It … Continue reading

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Two Roads in Justin Herman Plaza

I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost  * Last Saturday … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Occupy SF

#OccupySF stands in solidarity with the Occupy movement started with Occupy Wall Street. We are a leaderless movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that We Are The … Continue reading

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