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Friday, September 07, 2012
There’s a famous scene in a movie that’s been on my mind. It’s about a man, sitting on a tour bus, counting money. There is a performer. A concert. Stacks and stacks of money. I’m certain there must be a bunch of rubber bands, too. Money is nice. Sometimes we’re even...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Every year, rubber bands help numerous volunteer projects. Take a look around and you’ll find some of the best bands help organize some of the most endearing causes. Soles4Souls is a great example. In times of need, they provide shoes free of charge. It’s easy to slip and fall without...
Friday, August 31, 2012
On Labor Day Weekend, it is normal to reflect on things like the economy and the job market. This Monday, whether we pack up and donate extra belongings, go shopping, or gather with friends and family, we say goodbye to summer and welcome the approaching fall, thankful for our many blessings. Even...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
We’d like to thank Joel from Florida for sending in a picture of what he says is, “My 9,400 LB rubber band ball, Megaton.” Joel’s ball, according to various reports, is the largest one ever created and is featured in the 2008 Guinness Book of World Records. The rubber...
Friday, August 24, 2012
“To look at the paper is to raise a seashell to one's ear and to be overwhelmed by the roar of humanity.”  Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work For those of you with a print subscription, this Sunday, when you step outside to grab the paper at your front door,...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.  ~Gene Tunney In today’s blog, we’d like to highlight a couple of GREAT rubber band uses submitted by Cornelia from Arkansas. “Recycle and repurpose” is her motto. She says, “My trainer wants me...
Monday, August 20, 2012
Playing cards with the family can be a lot of fun. It is easy, however, to misplace or lose a card box. Sometimes, boxes just deteriorate with use and time and you end up holding a deck of cards with no way to secure them. Looking for an economical, easy way to keep your playing cards together?...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
“What a wonderful thing is the mail, capable of conveying across continents a warm human hand-clasp.”  Anonymous Who doesn’t love a sincere thank you note or a heart felt letter… Whether it’s for pleasure or business, most news from the mailman is received with...
Friday, August 10, 2012
When it comes to getting the babies fed, Moms could use a little help. When you need that cup of coffee and the baby needs its bottle, what can you do? In these instances, Zarel M. from California says she secures a straw to her baby’s bottle with a rubber band. “This frees up...