Monthly Archives: September 2011

Paper — Its Green…

Peter Young over at Digital Printing sent in this piece: CONSIDER THESE FACTS ABOUT THE WOOD USED IN PAPER PRODUCTION… More Forests Exist Today: 12 million more acres of forest exist in the U.S. today than 20 years ago. More … Continue reading

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From Doug: Federal Regs

I was watching TV this morning and, as I was ironing a shirt, a news item came on about the Department of Energy.  It appears that they are or intend to regulate shower heads for household use.  In 1992 Congress … Continue reading

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Congrats to the NPA WOW Over 500 At their Show

My spies tell me that the NPA is slated to have the largest attendance in its history at the NPA conference to be held in Las Vegas October 3-6. Click here for details. They have, as of this moment, over … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Unicorn

Well, I never did find that blasted unicorn last week.  But, MAN, did the Tide Roll in.  And out.  And over us.  They went through us without much hesitation.  In other words, they put a whuppin on us.  I am … Continue reading

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Damn We’re Good!!!

I get caught up in an issue of PT  and sometimes can’t see the forest for the trees.  Today I was sending our cover boy Tad McDowell at UNLV a ‘link’ to the on line magazine (he hasn’t gotten his … Continue reading

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Its PARK(ing) Day….Again

You know, bands of parking bandits take over a couple of spaces, put down some grass, add a bench and a tree, and turn them into parks. Its sort of the opposite of the “Paving Paradise.” From the web site: … Continue reading

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Mark Twain is Chuckling in his ‘stash

Hannibal, MO, part Deux.  Samuel Clemens’ home town is embroiled in a parking riot downtown. They are removing all parking restrictions downtown and the merchants are split as to what will happen. Read it here. Mark has a few pithy … Continue reading

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The PPA Gets it in the Neck, Again

Charlie thinks that its horrible that the Philadelphia Parking Authority is getting such bad press in the home of Ben Franklin and the Declaration of Independence. The screaming headline: There are the usual articles about folks who got tickets and … Continue reading

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Come on Mark, Tell us what you really think

Denision Parking’s CEO Mark Pratt has never been one to pull a punch. I asked him to give me a quote to be used in an article I’m writing for the October PT. He provided the following: What is the … Continue reading

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Even for Las Vegas, This is one short Honeymoon

I know that Brandy Stanley has been getting a lot of ink in her new position as (the first) head of parking in Las Vegas but I couldn’t pass up this article in the local rag. The article is a … Continue reading

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