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A couple of minor incidents, this week, caused me to think about obsolescence and how it impacts people. While shopping for some craft supplies at the local Menards store, I made an impulse purchase of a Bell and Howell “Tac” … Continue reading

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Something About Innovation

When asked to define innovation, one of my cynical friends answered with a snappy comeback.  “That’s when a company changes the name of a color, tacks on some chrome trim, and calls their product ‘New and Improved’”. Unfortunately, her opinion … Continue reading

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