Archive for ‘October, 2013’

1,013 Feet Of Steel & Stories

It’s getting cooler up here in Wisconsin and the other night I threw on the Squall jacket I wore last year during a work trip. Wearing…

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Ode To The Lands’ End Flip-Flop

Here’s a testimonial we received via our UK Correspondence Team. Customer Jan really loved our flip-flops. Really. Loved ‘em.  We’re thinking of hiring her as a…

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Hot Dishes To Go: The Winning Recipes

We recently held a casserole recipe competition on our Facebook page and received a ton of fantastic, easy to prepare meal ideas. After tallying all the…

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A Haunting in Wisconsin

In the southwestern most part of Wisconsin along the banks of the Mississippi River lies the historical village of Stonefield. Throughout the year it’s a fully…

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Seams Plausible: Bedtime Outfitting

  A semi-regular column answering questions about clothing. Reader Ben S. writes in to ask, “Should I be wearing pajamas?” Now here’s a question that deserves…

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Leave My Yard

  The arrival of a leaf blower in one’s garage is a sure marker of two demographics: middle age and middle class. You’re too weary and…

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Tasting New Glarus

Weddings call for champagne, and it’s sometimes worth going to brunch just for a Bloody Mary. But there are times when only a brew will do…

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The Lands’ End Pumpkin Carving Winner is…

      When I look out the window by my desk I can see the new Lands’ End orchard saplings we planted in spring, as well…

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The Voice On The Other End

One of Gary Comer’s principles of doing business was this simple ideal: Take care of the customer and the rest will take of itself. We strive…

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Our Not-So-Friendly Neighborhood Spook

  Like most small Wisconsin towns, the village of Ridgeway (population 637), a few miles east of Dodgeville, is a sleepy village known for its friendly…

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