Monthly Archives: December 2013

Just Amazing

By Jim McCloskey If you’ve spent any time at all looking through the ARTICLES section of WaterShapes.com, I’m certain you’ll have noticed that we’ve been busy: At this point, nearly 1,500 articles have been uploaded to the site, all of … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward

By Jim McCloskey While I was in Las Vegas at the International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo, a young gentleman I’d never met before approached the booth and asked, “So what’s the difference between Essential and Platinum Reflections?” “That’s simple,” I replied, pointing … Continue reading

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Family Fun

By Jim McCloskey It’s that time of year again, planning for Thanksgiving and family fun on the one hand while simultaneously getting ready for the International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo and an altogether different sort of family fun on the other. For … Continue reading

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Helpful Heat

By Jim McCloskey I’ve done an awesome amount of painting in the past six months – two bedrooms, two hallways, a den, a kitchen, a utility room and our living room as well as the outside of the front door. … Continue reading

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To a Healthier World

By Jim McCloskey Through the years, one of my favorite advocacies at WaterShapes has had to do with building awareness among watershapers about the health benefits that result from what you all do for a living. We’ve worked with the … Continue reading

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Facing Our Aquatic Future

By Jim McCloskey I don’t want to come across like a grumpy old man, but I don’t think kids today are experiencing anything like the aquatic childhood I did. I grew up swimming and bathing and playing in commercial and … Continue reading

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A Good Win

By Jim McCloskey For weeks now, I’ve been following the news about a prominent San Francisco fountain that, until recently, seemed on the express train to oblivion. It’s a tale of a changing cityscape and the desire of a company … Continue reading

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