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National Sock Day!

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National Sock Day!

It's here! National...sock..day? You betcha'! Started in 2016 by the sock based website 'pair of thieves', it was met with a great deal of excitement, at least by sock connoisseurs around the country. To celebrate this momentous occasion, lets take a look back at some of the key points in sock history. Before about the 2nd century A.D. most people used either woven animal hair or leather/cloth wraps in order to protect their feet, if they wore anything at all. Sandals and soft fur linings known as "piloi, were the most used methods of wicking away moisture from the feet. At...

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Dedication+Determination=Destination.

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Dedication+Determination=Destination.

The final day of the convention has come and gone, and I'm left feeling tired, but inspired.  A couple weeks before we were scheduled to leave, our general manager broke her foot while she was out walking. Usually that would see an end to any and all plans for flights or driving, let alone walking around a massive convention center! Lucky for us, our manager has a will of steel, because she came along anyway, crutches and all. Her dedication to our group of employees goes above and beyond a simple manager, and that can be said for every member...

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Adventures at the con

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Adventures at the con

    Its easy to lose track of the little picture when thinking about a business. In our age of connectivity and social media, we tend to see businesses as these faceless entities that churn out products and disregard reviews. We forget that behind the scenes, there are people just like you and I who are doing their best to keep things running smoothly. This week I got a chance to tag along and see the bits and pieces of how a business is run, and more importantly, the people who help build it up.      I went in...

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