Category Archives: Just for Fun

How print saved Christmas….

OK.  That does sound like a title for yet another Holiday-themed movie. But in a way, print did save Christmas – or at least helped create the Christmas traditions that we enjoy today. During the 1600’s, England was under an … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

My family had a long-standing tradition of designing and printing our own Christmas cards. Starting shortly after my parents married in the early 50’s, they would yearly create a unique Christmas card that was mailed out to all the family … Continue reading

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He’s at it again!

Oh, no.  Not ANOTHER concert! Yes, my print blog is delayed this week for yet another commitment to my passion for choral music. This Sunday, the Pacific Chorale is singing the Brahms’ German Requiem, one of the Chorale’s favorite pieces, … Continue reading

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You mean you do something other than printing?

I know that my posts are pretty much exclusively about print, but honestly, I do have a life outside of ink ‘n’ paper. I sing. I have the great pleasure and honor to sing with The Pacific Chorale, which is … Continue reading

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Happy Print Year!

Yes, it’s New Year’s Eve, folks! And I just wanted to take a moment during this busy time to wish you all a very Happy Print Year!  I’m believing that, for myself, 2015 will be a kick-ass year!  I have … Continue reading

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History of the Christmas Card

We buy them by the boxful at Target or Hallmark.  We slave over them, writing notes, or do just the opposite, writing nothing.  We get them custom printed with the latest family photos.  Christmas Cards – a nearly $6.5 billion … Continue reading

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What happened to the year!??!?

It’s October! It’s the beginning of the 3rd quarter! Shnikies! Where did the year go?!??! Didn’t we just observe Memorial Day and the 4th of July?? October is my favorite month of the year.  Typically in southern California, the nights … Continue reading

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