Month: December 2017

  • The Sun Stands Still

      I missed the eclipse this year. I didn’t travel to the  “belt”, I didn’t get the sunglasses, I didn’t do anything but notice an odder shade of shadow accompanying the day-time clouds as I walked from my physical therapy appointment to home. But now the winter solstice is here. And it reminds me of […]

  • Front End Premium

        It seems that for a long time now, about 80% of snail mail that arrives at my household are direct mail appeals. And the escalating war of the front-end premium has now reached epic proportions. A front-end premium the classic and most familiar example being return address label stickers –   is anything a charity […]