July 25 2017 Newsletter
– Mr. Johns Duck TaPE
got a call from a great customer of ours.
Actually it’s about this first order with us. He
reminded me to get off the intensity of duty and enjoy life
more. Howso? Mr John ordered a pr of 14B Boots. When we found
the stock was limited, we both agreed 2 pr would be better.
Not having them in stock, and with only 4 pr in his size
showing, I placed my order with the maker and added some of
those new moc kinda ankle shoe things I’ve been meaning to try
along with his boots.
4th of July
is a National holiday. And even Chuck took the 3 4 5 to visit
Mom in Edisto, SC. I
think … even the best of intentions get delayed in the foray
of family, fireworks & BBQ!
We all need a “pause
button” In life. I remember not too many years ago, the July
month was taken for our makers to refurbish equipment and do
much needed cleaning. Heck fire, I remember lots of
Mr John called about his
boots. A couple issues were discussed.
Took a time, but all is coming into OK status.
When I saw his call today, I gave it the “run for the
dog gone swipe to answer phones! Is anyone else drastically
touching, swiping, sweeping, praying, the silly thing will
answer our fingers? )
He heard my tone of
apologetic explanation. He wisely told me about the art of using
duck tape to properly wrap his socks so the spurs didn’t dig
into your feet. The cow’s manure was still coming through his
duck tape messing up the colors.
His story let me know he
needed the boots. It also let me know that tomorrow will still
come. And our relationship will continue to be valuable.
God Bless friends like
Mr John. Summer, I sometimes have to cut back on staff, and as a
result, I am working lots of extra hours to stay on top of
everything. Makers are trying to ready for Fall and still
complete present orders. I get caught in the middle about 5% of
the time. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. Mr John relaxed me.
His duck tape held me together for the rest of this day.
And it will for a long time.
So, for under $10.00 you
can get a role of duck tape. Just put it wherever you go when
stress grabs you by the ….
Pick it up and know life can be patched, re-enforced,
till tomorrow brings another day. Ya still gotta do what ya
gotta do to have a better tomorrow; but put in your mind the
picture of Mr John, with layers of duck tape over his socks, so
the spurs don’t dig into his ankles too deeply.
Your day will get better
– I guarantee!
God Bless You,