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Post Tagged 'delivery'

Delivery Boy for a Day

In light of my recent posts on boyhood and the formative power of work, a new holiday ad for UPS does a nice job of illustrating a key point: something deep down in a boy longs for work, and that basic desire ought to be guided, encouraged, and discipled accordingly, not downplayed, distorted, or ignored. Continue Reading...

Changing the Shape of Magazine Delivery

New postal rates went into effect yesterday, but the biggest impact of the new rates and policies hasn’t yet been felt. A new set of policies governing the delivery of magazines through the mail has been postponed until July. Continue Reading...

Child Labor is Too Expensive

Child labor is too expensive, at least for the Grand Rapids Press. As part of “cost-cutting measures,” The Press will no longer be delivered by paperboys and papergirls under the age of 18. Continue Reading...

‘You Buy, We Fly!’

Pie in the Sky (Image source) The market can be a pretty amazing thing. Matt Tomter, a former Alaskan bush pilot, saw a market niche and jumped at the opportunity. His Airport Pizza delivers a pie anywhere in Alaska for just $30…that includes free delivery. Continue Reading...