Author Archives: Art Johnson

My First Job

The Milk Barn My first real job when I graduated high school was at The Milk Barn in Bellevue, Washington. I had enrolled at the University of Washington for the fall, and I desperately needed a part time job for … Continue reading

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Arizona Lovebirds

Early one morning, while my wife and I were taking our dog out for a walk, we heard some birds chirping quite loudly.  We looked across the street where the cacophony was, and we saw some brightly colored birds high … Continue reading

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Remembering Newton, Iowa

I spent a number of years working for a local Phoenix appliance distributor, selling major appliances to home builders. Later in my career, I went to work for the Maytag Company to help them get new business for their Maytag, … Continue reading

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Trump Will Lose The 2020 Election – But Don’t Take My Word For It

HEADLINES: TRUMP WILL LOSE POPULAR VOTE IN 2020 – NBC News TRUMP WILL LOSE 2020 ELECTION BY A LANDSLIDE – Daily Mail TRUMP WILL LOSE IN 2020 – NY Times PANDEMIC SURGE DAMAGES TRUMP, BOOSTING BIDEN’S WHITE HOUSE BID – … Continue reading

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My New Blog: I’m back!

It’s been a few years since I’ve blogged on this site. Now, I’m back! What brings me here is Facebook. I believe that Facebook is often not the best venue for posting thoughtful comments, to take a political stand, or to … Continue reading

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Art Johnson, Author at Arizona Wholesale Supply

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GE Sells Appliance Unit to Chinese Firm, Haier

$5.4 Billion Sale Follows Failed Deal With Electrolux General Electric has announced the sale of its appliance division to the Chinese firm, Haier for 5.4 billion dollars. The sale includes GE's 48% share of Mabe, a Mexican based appliance firm. … Continue reading

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U.S. Sues to Stop Electrolux – GE Appliance Merger

FEDS Sue to Stop Electrolux Deal with GE Appliances In a shocking move, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit yesterday seeking to prevent the 3.3 billion dollar sale of the GE Appliance business to Electrolux. According to Chris … Continue reading

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Tree Lighting Ceremony At Rockefeller Center

Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center On next Wednesday, December 3rd, the 2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be lit for the first time. Overlooking the ice rink, and the gilded statue of Prometheus, the tree will remain the centerpiece for … Continue reading

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When to buy Christmas presents

Black Friday not always best for Christmas purchases. It’s nice to brag about the killer price you got by shopping a midnight Black Friday sale, and while that is great news when factual, the truth is that today’s Black Friday … Continue reading

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