Tony’s Terra Firma



By Tony Shepley Inflation like everything else, has its cycles. Experts in matters of the economy have charted the basic pattern of inflation/deflation into roughly 15 year cycles, with inflation pulling things up for 15 years and deflation settling them back down for the next 15 years. While we live in the day to day, Read More


Bone, Muscle, and Soft Tissue

By Tony Shepley I found a wonderful piece below by Seth Godin that summarizes the elements of organizations, large or small, and gives us something to ponder about our own organizations, especially at the beginning of a new year. Whether 3 people or 300, the principles are the same regardless of size. Try this on Read More


What We Have Learned From 2020

By Tony Shepley Interesting that the year that carries the name of perfect vision (2020) has been a year in which it has been so difficult to focus. As much as this COVID-19 pandemic has surprised us all, historians say that (1) very little is new and (2) many of today’s methods of fighting the Read More


‘Civic Rent Lager’ Partnership Addresses Housing Crisis

For some years, Barnstable Brewing has supported Shepley Wood Products’ annual Shepley Wide Open, a charitable golf tournament, which last year raised over $50,000 for local nonprofits.   The COVID-19 pandemic this year canceled most events, including this fundraiser, which would have been its 25th year, but the owners of both Hyannis-based companies were determined to Read More


The COVID Effect

By Tony Shepley This has been a year with enough ups and downs to make anyone’s head spin. COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll not only in human life, but also in its many spin off consequences.  If you take a look at life during COVID from the balance sheet perspective, we have a lot Read More


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