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Customer Service X 2: Wong’s Drapery & Brenthaven

March 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Two reports of good customer service. First: Wong’s Drapery. In early 2010, I described our good experience with Wong’s Drapery, a small family owned company where we bought a set of vertical blinds for one window in our living room (“Wong’s Drapery is a small business that earned our recommendation the hard way“). All went […]

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Wonderful art from a 1937 train ride in Japan

March 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Back in December 2011, I posted a batch of photos taken by UH Professor Carey D. Miller during a 1937, pre-WWII trip to Japan. Miller, the internationally-known nutritionist who established the Home Economics Department at the University of Hawaii, traveled to Japan to meet with colleagues and observe farming and cooking techniques. Now I’ve found […]

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Tags: Education · History