Tag: glass shop

February 23, 2016

Real Questions From Real Readers

Hello! This is your once-in-a-random-time column of questions that I have received as a blogger for USGlass. Read on, my friends. Q: I am a student with a choice of two careers: working in my family’s glass business or being an astronaut. What should I do? A: An astronaut is far cooler than a storefront installer. You’ll get your picture in the paper and play […]

February 9, 2016

When Was The Last Time You Used “Great Customer Service” and “Cell Phone Company” In The Same Sentence?

I never had, until last Sunday, when the battery on my phone wouldn’t take a charge. The phone was 16 months old, and that is about when batteries go. I stopped in at the local store, where I had purchased the phone, and asked about a replacement battery. Read on, my friends, to understand the miracle that took place. My cell carrier is Verizon, and […]

August 4, 2015

Listen My Friends and You Shall Hear / The Story of Bill and Bob Baneer

This week, I read a website about an auction house selling a Revere Tinsmith candle lamp, ostensibly one from the pair that was hung in the Old North Church announcing the British were coming to Lexington and Concord in 1775. This reminded me of the famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This brought me to the not-so-famous tribute to the Baneer twin brothers, Bill and Bob. Read […]