Shepformation Monthly Newsletter
Information, resources, and news from Shepley for building professionals on Cape Cod and Nantucket.
Take Me to The Bridge
In 1935, the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges were completed and opened to traffic. They were a huge change in access to Cape Cod and the islands, and really changed the ease of access to vacationers and commuters alike.
When Left is Right
How many things in life do we quit too early, often just before we get past the initial pain point, never knowing that success was waiting just around the corner?
Flavor du Jour
Our job as a supplier is to research what we sell and save our clients from the unexpected. We are always on the lookout for thoughtful products that have been well engineered and designed, and AZEK Bevel Siding is one of them.
“You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any way you choose, you're on your own, and you know what you know, and YOU are the one who'll decide where you go.”Theodore Geisel (Dr, Suess)
There’s No Way to Ride a Trojan Horse
My son asked me recently if the world was a better place in the 1970s. I remember music fondly, we can’t forget that it was the era of polyester suits, strange hair, gas shortages, 55mph speed limits, and also a world without personal computers.
Remembering Dan DeLisle
We all lost a great friend and very dedicated Shepley team member right after Labor Day, Dan DeLisle. We can bless our good fortune that allowed his life’s path to intersect with ours and we can remember the examples he set for the rest of us.
When Is a Short Cut the Long Way Around?
A lot of our behavior is likely based on conditioned reflexes that come from old survival instincts but we separate ourselves by our ability to look beyond the surface, to dive into the details, and to not judge every book by its cover.