Tony’s Terra Firma


October – Fine Print

By Tony Shepley, Fine print: the art of camouflaging warnings, disclaimers, or limits as innocent sounding background noise. Let’s face it, our world elevated fine print to an art form today. Listen to a pharmaceutical ad and the soothing voice delivering the fine print warnings does so in a tone that lulls you almost to Read More


September – Katz Roadshow Comes to Shepley

By Tony Shepley, On Friday, September 9th, Shepley is bringing the Katz Roadshow to Cape Cod. Gary Katz has been a builder and author about various topics in our industry for the past 25 years. You may have seen him and his Katz Roadshow at the Journal of Light Construction (JLC) Show in Providence or Read More


August – Just Do It

By Tony Shepley, We can never fix the past but knowing that doesn’t keep us from mourning it. At the beginning of July, we all lost a great friend and coworker of 30 years, Rob Taylor. Rob was a great Shepley success story. He started on our loading docks, just out of college and soon worked Read More


July – Freedom Isn’t Free

Every other year I have the good fortune to go to the Naval War College in Newport, RI, to participate in the Current Strategy Forum that is held just before their June graduation. The Naval War College is far more than college kids. It provides advanced military training for various branches of service and is Read More


June – Containerized Shipping and How It’s Changed Our World

By Tony Shepley, History will remember the 20th Century as the beginning of a much smaller world, with the shrinking of our planet brought on by advances in communication, the Internet, and international shipping. As simple a concept as the shipping container is, it has had an immense effect on our world, effectively linking us Read More


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