An Annual Ritual It's that time of year again - it seems like every year in January, the USPS raises rates. This year is not an exception, and on Sunday we adjusted to accurately reflect shipping costs. But this year, the costs did not merely go up, rather the method for calculating costs changed. It's a bit of a headache to be sure, but it comes with a happy benefit! By … [Read more...] about Annual Rate Hike!
Well, yes. There are some still wearing shorts, even into December. This is Central Texas; 40' and up is shorts weather according to some. But not me, I've got my long johns on for park times that are in the 40s. And here are some short snap-shots of what is going on around here.... Park Finds Speaking of the park, painted rocks are now a thing. I guess the idea is to paint … [Read more...] about Christmas Shorts
The end of school arrives, with only a few minor administrative details left to wrap up. A chance for a little relaxation, but that also means we need to plan a bit for summer. Rest and Relaxation If anyone wonders why I didn't post anything last Friday, that happened because I was on a church men's retreat. The woods gave a good relaxing atmosphere (and some allergens) … [Read more...] about Summer Vacation?
On Wednesday night, as we prepared the last package for shipment, we discovered we had run out of shipping labels! Commercial Shipping To help streamline our shipping process, we use a product called Endicia. For a modest monthly fee, we get several advantages that we can pass on to our customers. Perhaps most importantly, we get to ship packages at the Commercial Base rate … [Read more...] about Don’t Label Me!