Tony’s Terra Firma

March20

April – Knowledge: The Doubling Curve

By Tony Shepley, When Buckminster Fuller, the renowned 20th century inventor and visionary, developed the concept of “Knowledge Doubling Curve”, he noticed that up until the year1900 human knowledge doubled approximately every century. By the end of World War II, knowledge was doubling every 25 years. Today, different types of knowledge have different rates of Read More

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February23

March – Dan Vincent

By Tony Shepley, Fifteen years ago, a shy 18 year old who had recently graduated from Tech School, applied for a job with us. He was so shy and of so few words that he didn’t impress anyone initially. He came back the next day, and the day after, and every day for the rest Read More

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January20

February – What’s In A Paint Job?

by Tony Shepley, Until the middle of the 19th Century, most Americans didn’t have much use for paint. Wood was plentiful, and paint was difficult to make and not very effective as a weather coat. You couldn’t run down to the local hardware store to buy a can of paint because pre-mixed paints didn’t exist. Read More

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December19

January – The Rope Swing

by Tony Shepley,    When you look at the cartoon above you can see the many ways that communication can fail. I love this cartoon and wish I knew to whom we might attribute it. It’s been around for decades and since the first time I saw it, I thought it was the perfect illustration Read More

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November21

December – The Ice Cream Prayer

By Tony Shepley, Here’s a great little story (author unknown) that was given to us by Sheila MacComber. See if this doesn’t put things in perspective. Happy Holidays! The Ice Cream Prayer Last week, I took my children to a restaurant. My six year old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed Read More

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Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • 2017 Paul DeMeo Memorial Motorcycle Run

    What: 2017 Paul DeMeo Memorial Motorcycle Run Ride

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  • “He who stops being better stops being good.” – Oliver Cromwell

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