June 26, 2007

What Do You Look for in a Tempered Glass Supplier

On the pages of USGlass News Forum I wrote the top ten list of statements you don’t want to hear from a temperer, so let’s take a serious look at tempering suppliers. In creating a list of characteristics of tempering suppliers, there are 75 features that came to mind. Some are petty and some are extremely important. Number a page 1-25, and write in the […]

June 17, 2007

Load Up the Car … It’s Vacation Time

How often do you truly get to take a vacation? If you are like most of us, including me, vacations as youngster were spent visiting grandparents and other assorted relatives. Vacations were not for fun, be on your best behavior, OR ELSE! When my family starts I will never let that happen to my kids. Except we lived on Long Island while Elaine’s parents lived […]

June 11, 2007

It’s Father’s Day, Of Course

Of course it is, it is the one day a year that Fathers don’t have ten thumbs, can dance smoothly and in the eyes of their kids are smart. My Dad came home from four years in the Army in WWII, and suddenly my Brother and I were in the family. I cried a lot from colic, and my Dad used to say ‘Baby Boomers’ […]

June 4, 2007

We Get Letters

A couple of weeks ago Max Perilstein answered questions sent to his blog. I loved his column, so we are going to do the same thing today! A gentleman from the Midwest asked what I thought the future of the glass shops would be. Well, this could be a book by itself, but in one paragraph here goes. Glass shops need to become experts in […]

May 28, 2007

My Important People in the Glass Industry

Memorial Day’s original purpose, as spelled out by Congress, was to honor people, both military and civilian, who died in combat. Over the last twenty years the holiday grew to remember all people who have passed on. This year there is a greater emphasis on the war dead, as we are, again, at war. I started thinking about some people who have helped me in […]