Category Archive: From The President

Dec 23

Season’s Greetings & A Happy New Year in 2012

Christmas centre block

We would like to take this time to wish all of our customers and friends a very Merry Christmas. Happy Hanukkah as well to our many Jewish customers and colleagues who celebrate the Festival of Lights. And most of all, best wishes for a safe and healthy 2012. 2011 was a record year for us …

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May 17

Exhibiting

Regardless of my intentions to write more frequently in my blog, something more urgent always interferes. I recently prepared a new five frame Exhibit. The idea for this exhibit came from the devasting earthquake which hit the Solomon Islands on April 2 of this year. I decided to prepare the exhibit and entered it just …

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Mar 27

The Honda Fits

A new car. After my comments about my old Ford Explorer several people have asked about my progress in getting a new vehicle. First I have to describe my past experience in car buying. My first two cars were each purchased for two hundred dollars from relatives; the next three cars were also used and …

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Feb 22

Superb Sarawak

To me there is always a special appeal to a block of stamps which features an error or variety in one of the stamps. One friend who exhibits internationally says “you need the ‘big chunks’ to impress the Judges.” In 1892 there was a shortage of one cent stamps in Sarawak and the three cent …

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Jan 28

Montreal Madness

Friday was a long and cold day. It started with a dental appointment then a drive to Montreal. I went to look at a large collection. It was quite unlike most collections I usually see. First a few words about my vehicle – 13 years old nearly 300,000 kilometres – the engine and running parts …

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