Tag Archives: lapel pin

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s Service Technician Appreciation Day!

Ah technology. What would we do without it? It’s a question we end up answering ourselves when, for whatever mysterious reason, our computer system crashes. At work this means a loss of productivity, a loss of income for the company, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Aloha Spirit

I just got back from an amazing vacation. I found myself in Hawaii for a wedding, but it also included a fair amount of free time to explore our amazing 50th State. And what I noticed most about Hawaii was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Things to Know about Blood Awareness Month

If you have never donated blood before or you’ve haven’t done so in a while, now is the time to consider it. January is National Blood Awareness Month, and people all over the country are encouraged to roll up their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lady Lindy

July is kind of a slow month when it comes to… well, everything. People are lazy in the summer heat, there aren’t a lot of awareness causes or holidays that need to be celebrated or talked about, it’s a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The pin is mightier than the sword!

I do a lot of writing for a living. I write this blog. I write about 50 emails a day. I write SEO content. I write a pretty eloquent grocery list even, if I do say so myself. But something … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Day Facebook Went Red

This has shown me one thing for sure: beliefs build brands. Fast. If you’ve been online AT ALL (which you must be if you’re reading my blog right now) you have most likely come across an article or more likely … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Call it What You Willl

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, or even just Paczki Day, no matter what you call it, every year millions of revelers across the world spend this day eating traditional French treats, live music, gaudy beads and lots of festive … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Don’t get the Chinese New Year Blues

Well, it’s almost New Years! Chinese New Year, that is. And with that exciting holiday comes a lot of celebration, food, color…. and factory shut downs. Working in the lapel pin industry in February can be a somewhat stressful career … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

When is a lapel pin more than a lapel pin?

I was an English major in college. One of the big cornerstones of that concentration is the study of metaphor, of symbolism. And perhaps that thought process has stuck with me more than with some since that time. But what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

“Back in my day…”

Boy time flies. I still honestly don’t feel that far away from the day I graduated college, or even high school. Mind you, it has been (mumble, mumble) years, but somehow it still feels like last week most of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off