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Investing In Yourself & Your Community

Posted on March 30, 2013 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Honesty, Life, This Town | Leave a Comment

 We’ve grown to love most of our customers at the store – of course, those who’ve ripped us off, we find it very hard to be too pleased with them but luckily for us, most of our customers are honest ones.  In fact, a lot of our customers are highly knowledgeable in finances and we’ve […]

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Ferry ? No Ferry?

Posted on March 10, 2013 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Holidays, Life, Ranting, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

So they said ferry was coming a month ago and a few days ago, the government announced no ferry but there may be a possibility if they find the right vessel and company to run it.  So yes, we here in Yarmouth, got all excited about the news and then got all sad and feel […]

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Fund Raising

Posted on December 16, 2012 - Filed Under Finances, kids, Life, school, This Town | Leave a Comment

Thanks to all our customers who’ve helped my daughter – Chloe raise funds for her school this Christmas.  With your help – Chloe was able to raise $861.00 for her school, thus she will be Principal for a day when the school re-opens.  Once again, thank you for your generosity.  God bless you and yours!

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New POS System

Posted on May 5, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Finances, shopping, This Town | Leave a Comment

New businesses are sprouting out around town of late and one new business owner had asked if we had POS system  to sell them or recommend them.  We do have a good POS system that we recommend to all new business owner and we find that it’s easy to use and not expensive to buy […]

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MicroAge AT Data System Closing Its Door

Posted on March 16, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Ranting, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

We learned today from another business owner downtown that MicroAge AT Data is closing its door for good at the end of the month.  30 yrs in business and its closing its door – very sad indeed. MicroAge and us have different clientele and we do – do different things.  So to see them closing […]

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Investment

Posted on March 3, 2012 - Filed Under building, Finances, management, Marketing, This Town | Leave a Comment

I figured I should get some friends from Asia to come invest in this town.  Why?  because even without the ferry – and tourist – there is still potential in this town.  There is so much land here that one can put up steel buildings  for factories to come in or different kind of industry […]

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A $10K Error In Judgement

Posted on February 23, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Finances, Honesty, This Country, This Town | 1 Comment

So he said it was an error in judgement – but where I come from – it’s called Criminal Breach of Trust.  Former MLA Richard Hulbert is said to be pleading guilty after 2 years – since he resigned after it came to light that the $8000 generator that was in his backyard – wasn’t […]

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Frank Anderson Wants His $170K pension

Posted on February 4, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Finances, Honesty, Ranting, Spam/Scam, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

picture from Shelburne County Today
A year and a half ago – Shelburne County Today had asked Frank Anderson about the money that went missing?  And for the person who was the head of SWSDA and left it with a debt of $2.3 million and many of this money belongs to locally owned company for work […]

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Daydream Believers

Posted on July 15, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Life, management, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are pretty much daydreamers – and wanna-be-heroes – so the spouse said.   This week – we received in the post a magazine from CFIB and on its cover are three men – in sunglasses looking like heroes and that got me thinking – it’s true isn’t it – that we […]

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Summer Road Trips

Posted on July 11, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Life, shopping, Travel | Leave a Comment

Our extended family was down from Ontario for a visit with their RV – and they were down in Hectanooga at their lodge last weekend.  This is a new RV that they had bought last year when rv financing was at its best rate – I too was tempted to get one – but because […]

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Becoming Your Own Boss

Posted on April 2, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Finances, management, This Town | Leave a Comment

Everyone thinks that becoming your own boss is the greatest thing – but little did they know that there is a lot more to it – then just what meets the eye.  I didn’t grow up with a golden spoon in my mouth – I started with nothing – well not nothing – I have […]

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Helping A Tourist

Posted on March 19, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Internet, management, This Town | Leave a Comment

We don’t get many tourist in this town no more – since the NDP decided not to fund the ferry from USA – Maine to Yarmouth – but once in a while we still get some – from across Canada.  Today, a tourist from Moncton came into our store to ask if we can set […]

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More Storage For Behind The Store

Posted on February 11, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Technology | Leave a Comment

We found some cabinet hardware from a long time ago – when we first opened our store and is currently in the missed of building more storage cabinets for storing stuff behind the counter to make things a little neater for me.   It had been a pretty steady month of people selling stuff at the […]

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The Car That Don’t Cost Us Any Money

Posted on January 26, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Electronics, Finances, Life, This Town | Leave a Comment

I grew up in this town – unfortunately, the wife does not – so she does not comprehend why people behaved or say the things they do.  When we first opened the store – an employee said to our customers that our car that we had bought from Ford – didn’t cost us any money […]

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