Yawning

This morning’s WSJ has an interesting article regarding yawning. A lot of my friends may start to yawn when I talk to them about color copiers, fax machines or printers. The article states “Yawning is believed to be a means to keep your brain alert in times of stress”. There are plenty of beliefs about

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Escaping Houston’s Heat

Are you tired of this intense Houston heat and looking to surround yourself with the cool embrace of the gulf waters, but are scared of being drowned by gargantuan groups of insidious seaweed? Allow me to make a suggestion…. If you don’t mind a slight road trip, and want to enjoy clear bluish-green ocean water,

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A Puzzle

I’m a big fan of word challenges and logic games and I’ve run across one that I really enjoyed and would like to share because it took me awhile to figure this one out. Let’s see how well you do in finding the solution. There are threee erors in this sentence. Good luck finding all

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Perseid meteor shower

Tonight the Perseid meteor shower is supposed to reach its’ peak. If we get a break in the cloud cover, it will be pretty interesting. The Moon’s light will not enhance the view, but it should still be worth watching. The darker the place you can get, the better. So avoid the streetlights and allow

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Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee

I recently went on vacation to The Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.  I forgot how beautiful and serene that nature can be and how relaxing it was to get back to the basics of life.  Waking up every morning to a mountain view, far enough away not to hear the city sounds, was the perfect

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The Woodlands

Yesterday afternoon, I attended an historic event at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands. Interfaith of The Woodlands had the unveiling of the 40th Edition of “The Interfaith of The Woodlands Community & Business Directory”. Not only was this a celebration and recognition of the Directory but 2014 is also the 40th Anniversary

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Great Minds

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover. –Mark Twain

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Spot the Space Station

My neighbor had a job working with the NASA Astronauts and told me how to receive information regarding the International Space Station. Tonight, if the visibility is good in the Houston area, we can catch a glimpse of a really neat sight, the ISS streaking across the sky.  Time: Mon Aug 04 8:56 PM, Visible:

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Signs

On Saturday, returning to Houston on I-10 from San Antonio, my wife & I began to notice the signs along the road. Green signs, yellow signs, white signs, a few blue signs & fewer brown signs. Not billboards or outside advertising , but official looking Interstate Highway signs was what we were focusing on. We

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July 25th 2014

While on a recent vacation we visited the Tabasco Sauce factory on Avery Island in South Louisiana. I learned the following about Tabasco Sauce: Tabasco Sauce is sold in over 165 countries! The Avery Island factory can produce up to 700,000 2-oz bottles a day. Tabasco Sauce was created in the mid to late 1860’s

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New & Improved

Thanks to everyone who has complimented us on the new vehicles our Service Technicians are now using. We think they look great too. In our continuing commitment to provide the best service possible to our customers, Office Systems of Texas has provided our Service Technicians with new 2014 Chevrolet Express Vans. After listening to our

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Offce Equipment and Office Machines Conroe TX, Houston, Humble, Katy, Magnolia, Pasadena TX

Office equipment and machines that enhance office productivity Whatever the nature of your business, printing and related functions play a key role in your day to day operations.  When you need reliable and effective printing, scanning, faxing and copying solutions, you need reliable and trusted office equipment such as those provided by Konica Minolta and

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June 23, 2014

Happy summer solstice. The days are getting longer and although the intense heat would attempt to indicate a planet earth that is closer to the sun, we are actually approaching is furthest distance (aphelion) from the sun, which is close to 94 million miles away. This is possible because the distance from the sun has hardly

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June 9, 2014

Things are looking up! I have always enjoyed keeping up with the Texans, Rockets, and Astros. I remember the excitement of the Texans team coming to Houston and all of the anticipation of what it would be like to have an NFL team back here. I was there with them through the good times and

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June 6, 2014

Now that the time has changed and it stays light later, I have started playing golf again and forgot how much I missed it.  Golf is something I got into as a kid, played all through high school and college, and most of my twenties up until the last couple of years.  I’m not sure

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May 27, 2014

From Mary, John, Kim S., Ross, Bob, Drew, Kim R., Laura, Adrienne, Mackie: Congratulations! We are getting ready to celebrate two very special anniversaries.  BOTH of our Service Managers are approaching 30 years!!  Robert Young came to Office Systems of Texas on May 24, 1977, and Erich Moquin was soon to follow on June 8,

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May 21, 2014

My father had a birthday earlier this week; he turned 60 years old.  SIXTY!!  As a good daughter, I searched around for the perfect gift, wrapped it up nicely and went to the store to pick out a card.  It usually takes me at least 10 minutes to pick out a card.  I don’t like

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May 14, 2014

Memorial Day is a national holiday observed this year on Monday May 26, 2014. First proclaimed and observed by the placing of flowers on soldiers graves at Arlington National Cemetery in 1868, this is a day  of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. I am grateful for all those who have

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May 8, 2014

From Bob Arceneaux: Some people may wonder how much is there left to learn when someone has been involved in the same industry for more than thirty years??  I can say from experience, that every day I come to work at Office Systems of Texas, I learn something new and exciting.  Our team of professionals

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May 1, 2014

From Kim Sanders: I have two daughters one eight and one four, and not a day goes by that one ( or both) of them don’t utter the phrase ” BUT THAT’S NOT FAIR” to me. Basically, in my children’s’ eyes, nothing is fair. Absolutely nothing. They have no freedoms, no liberties and only rules.

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