Ground Hog Day

Get ready Houston… On February 2, 2017, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow which means according to an old German tradition that dates back to 1887, that we are in for 6 more weeks of winter! HOW DOES HE KNOW?? I thought a Groundhog was just a rodent that could climb trees, swim, chuck wood (whatever

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From Stephen

Happy New Year! The Lunar Chinese New Year is on Jan 28. This is the year of Cock/Chicken. Hopefully, all the good things are coming this year and everyone getting better and better. Saturday March 4 is the San Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run. Our Company continue to support the activity. My families and I

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Happy Birthday Ben

Today, January 17, 1706, Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston Massachusetts. Benjamin Franklin embodies the American dream of attaining success. He began his working life at a very young age. By the time he was 12 years old, Ben found himself as an indentured apprentice in his brothers printing business. He was mostly self-taught. The

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R.I.P 2016

2016 is gone, and with it we lost a few celebrities from Musicians to Actors, from John Glen to Princess Leia and R2-D2, from Prince to David Bowie, From Alan Rickman to Gene Wilder, From Nancy Reagan to Muhammad Ali, from WWEs Chyna to Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe and so many more. In total over

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Increased Optimism

There is an increased optimism In the outlook of people I’ve talked to regarding 2017. They are all hopeful the economy is going to pick up and their finances will improve. I share this optimism and look forward to a much better year in 2017, now that 2016 is behind us. 2016 was not one

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New Year’s Resolutions

We are starting a new year some people desire to change an undesired trait or behavior or to improve in a good one. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity for all those who have failed to start making the changes that hey said they would make next week, next month or perhaps when winter

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From John Wendt

I have spent the last several weeks (since Thanksgiving) looking back and reflecting on those things that I am most thankful for in my life. I am certainly grateful for the life that God has given me and the very breath that I breathe. My wife…33 years together this past December. She is the best!

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Guide Gremlins

So the printer was working perfect all week long then catastrophe hits! You send a print job and BEEP BEEP BEEP! Rats, out of paper! You run over and quickly fill up the paper tray. The printer begins to print then BAM! A paper jam!!! Your co-worker walks up to pick up her print job

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Thankful

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is this week! It seems the year has flown by so quickly. This time of year I always feel extra thankful. I feel very thankful for my happy and healthy family and I feel very thankful to Office Systems of Texas. I feel very fortunate to not only have

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From Justin

“A rate hike could be relatively soon, and hikes will be gradual.” These words were spoken by one of the most powerful women in the world. Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve Chairperson, has the power to control interest rates. She is part of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which consists of the Board of

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From John S

Just received my Medicare card in the mail. After working and paying the premiums my entire adult life, I must say I was kind of looking forward to it in one sense.  I am Still working with Insurance from my  which  means I only can sign up for Part A for now.  I will say

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Evolution of technology

I guess I can say that I’ve been lucky and old enough to witness firsthand how technology has changed over the years and the impact that has produced in our lives for the better and making our everyday tasks easier to performed, for instance; looking up a destination on a key map twenty years ago,

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Scarecrow Treats

This Halloween, bake something you’ve never baked before. And then you’ll sit and eat some more. It’s chewy and sweet and everything neat. Crust 1 pkg yellow cake mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 3 cups miniature marshmallows Topping 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup

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From Robert

While I do feel there is so much to do in Texas it’s nice to venture out past the state line on an occasion so this summer I visited the West Coast. I had a blast biking across the Golden Gate Bridge and glad I brought along a jacket. It did get chilly, even in

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Everyone Print

I’ve just finished setting up our latest software addition for printing to the bizhub line of copiers. It allows you to connect and print from outside of your office from your computer, tablet or phone.  You can even send a print job from a public computer using it’s simple web interface.  With employers and employees relying

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Spot the Space Station

The International Space Station will be doing a visible pass over Houston’s sky tonight. It’s an awe inspiring reminder to see what mankind can  achieve when we all work together. Time: Fri Sep 30 7:31 PM, Visible: 3 min, Max Height: 42°, Appears: 40° above WNW, Disappears: 11° above NNE

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I recently heard a quote

I recently heard a quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery that states, “A goal without a plan is just a wish”. I don’t think I’ve ever heard something so true. Such a simple phrase with such magnitude behind it. It seems, lately, the younger generations feel so entitled to everything. They don’t understand hard work, planning

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