It’s just what guys do.

Cold BeerI realize that I am a married man and have two children to care for, but once in awhile, well maybe more than once in awhile, I like to hang out after work with the guys. It’s not that I don’t want to, or enjoy hanging out with my family, but there’s something about hanging around shooting the breeze and downing some cold beers that is, and always will be a guy thing.

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Business as usual. No way!

efotolab.comWell, I’m still plugging away here at efotolab.com and I must say I am enjoying the ride. It’s always refreshing to me to be part of something as it grows. While the business is growing slower than we’d all like, it is looking favorable. As we had into the new year it will be challenging to rise above the noise out there and begin turn a profit.

The team recently sat down to discuss plans for 2008 that include among many things a website revamp.

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Just gotta make the time.

WordPressI haven’t spoken for awhile now and that’s because I have been pretty busy. Between my so-called day job at efotolab.com and my ongoing, never ending home renovation, I just haven’t had the time to really do what I want to do with my site. That is, design it.

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God, I love New York

New York CityI hadn’t been up to the Big Apple in quite some time and it was certainly refreshing to be back in the midst of all that action. Even though I was up on business manning a trade show booth at the Javits Center, I had a chance to experience some fine cuisine along with sites, smells and sounds that are part of this great city.

While I’m just glad to be a casual visitor here, I must say that NYC is one of my favorite places to visit for a short stint.

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Print…you know where you stand.

Print DesignI’ve recently been doing some direct marketing design. You know the typical things, direct mailers, sell sheets, some corporate identity. What a change from web design! I totally forgot how different the two mediums really are. Until I recently jumped back into the world of print, I really did forget what I was missing.

From the the true point sizes of fonts and leading, to the actual colors and boundaries of your artwork palette and canvas. In the world of the web, these things are all very big variables, but with print, it’s pretty much what you see is what you get (wysiwyg).

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