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INDEX: August 2013

This month we feature Stone Source and a recent project in Chattanooga, Tennessee that has gained some national recognition. We also spotlight the restoration work of Marble Doctor, based in Virginia, and “Rock Stars Among Us” returns with a short bio on Dr. Frederick M. Hueston.  Enjoy the many articles and the advice offered this month by folks who are expert in their craft. Send your letters and comments to We especially want your nominations for our “Rock Stars Among Us” column.L.H

August 2013 Issue Articles

Focus on Stone Source: Chattanooga, TN Company Still Focused on Quality After 16 Years, by Joel Davis 

Yes, We Have No Bananas 

From the Publisher’s Pen

May the ’Port Be With You 

An Ode to August, by Sam Venable 

Sports Quote of the Month 

Jester Wanted – No Joke 

Rock Stars Among Us: Dr. Frederick M. Hueston, by Tom McNall 

The National Kitchen & Bath Association Launches Its 30 Under 30 Program at KBIS 2014  

What’s On Your Bucket List?  

A Little Gator-Aid  

Airport Escape Consternation 

Advice of the Month  

MIA Accreditation Program

Mediterranea Combines Wood and Cement in Urban Stone Series 

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston, PhD 

The National Kitchen & Bath Association Launches Comprehensive 24/7 Learning for Industry Professionals

Double Your Mistake Rate, by Richard Pierce Thomas

The Greenhouse Bandits 

A Brush with Death 

Lost His Marbles 

Stop, Thief! 

Savona Tile Signs On as Newest Distributor for Crayola Glass Tile Collection

Tank Tappers are a Pain in the Gas 

Stop – I Want to Get Off! 

“Summer”, by Ida Mae Nowes 

Joseph Wheelwright: His Art and Accolades, by Peter J. Marcucci 

Bellavita Tile Increases Both Production & Warehousing to Meet Growing Demand 


And 12 Years Later… 

The Ten Grand Hotel 

The Polished Perspective, by Tom McNall 

The Varmint County Chronicles, by “Boomer” Winfrey 

Arley’s 11th Annual Golf Classic and Tile & Stone Expo Is Well-Attended, Well-Received 

Helping Your Clients to Help You Close the Sale, by Aaron J. Crowley

The Slippery Rock Classifieds 

It’s a Closed Book Case 

The Land of Enchantment  

Marble Doctor Is In the House 

I Saw It in the Movies, Part II 

High and Dry 


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