Valentines

Next Wednesday is Valentines Day. People will celebrate love with cards to spouses, children, other relatives and friends. The merchant statistics for Valentines Day are staggering. According to ABC News for 2017 Couples will exchange 190 million greeting cards during Valentine’s Day, according to the NRF. Americans are expected to spend $1 billion on cards,… Continue reading Valentines

Burgeoning Spring

Tomorrow is Groundhog day, traditionally the day when a hibernating rodent predicts how long winter will last and when spring will begin. With the arrival of spring, we anticipate many special occasions. February gives us Valentines Day. Easter arrives on April first this year. Mothers Day in the middle of May is followed by Memorial… Continue reading Burgeoning Spring

Special Occasions

Our society seems to have moved into the electronic/internet age with a vengeance. Much of the communication that was done last century on paper has now moved to cyberspace. As with every pendulum, I expect it to swing in reverse. However, just as with the back swing on a Newton’s Cradle desk top toy, the… Continue reading Special Occasions

Electronic File?

As a general rule, if you are bringing something to the print shop, it’s better to bring the electronic file than a printed copy. There are exceptions, but this is generally the case. Most text programs give you the choice to save your work as a PDF file. PDF stands for Portable Document Format. Essentially… Continue reading Electronic File?

Revised Document Proofing

Frequently businesses and other entities, like cities and schools and civic organizations and service clubs, have a printed product that they revise from time to time. The product might be a membership list or an employee handbook. It might be revised annually or only when changes have occurred. In any document that is printed, revised,… Continue reading Revised Document Proofing

Back to Business

Well, the New Year Celebration has come and gone. Things are back to normal again. But we hope for a better “normal” than last year.  We hope to see fewer episodes of violence, hatred, and prejudice world-wide. We are four days into 2018, plenty of time to have forgotten or broken at least half the… Continue reading Back to Business