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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.

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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.

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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.

“The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.”

English Mathematician and Philosopher Alfred North Whitehead
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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.

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Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Beer

COVID-19 and all of the related effects have been a huge disruptor for our society, pushing all of us way out of our comfort zones. In times like these, it is important to remember the basics and to keep our perspective.

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Change is a Constant

These days we are surrounded by change. The paradox of the Information Age is the credibility it awards to the uniformed. If you feel a bit overwhelmed by the torrents of advice thrown daily into the air like 4th of July confetti, you are not alone.