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  1. It's a quiet Saturday morning...

    I stayed up late last night to watch Casablanca and Gaslight on TCM to relax from the week's stresses. This morning, I had my tea and a breakfast sandwich, saw my husband off to show some houses and my son to the nearest beach to do some reading. So, it's just me and Bella, our son's mini-Dachshund in a very quiet house.

    Nearly 3 weeks ago I posted information on a new product from the lab I represent. My intent was to add another tool in the Opticians tool box. Nothing more, nothing ...
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  2. Closing shop after 47 years, lots of stuff needs to go

    Quote Originally Posted by hidalgo View Post
    We specialized in glass lenses (as well as selling all other materials) all these years and have a lens cabinet full of finished and semi-finished glass lenses we need to sell. In addition, we have a lot of glass plano lenses in both polarized and non-polarized, some rare and no longer available. We also have a lot of CR-39 finished and semi-finished blanks available. We have an AIT Continuum all-material patternless edger to sell. We have 2 glass heat treat units, finishing stones, lensometer,
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  3. An interesting email today...

    One of my favorite accounts called to let me know that the lab forgot to bill for a Chemistrie clip. Yup, you read that correctly. We neglected to charge and she wanted me to correct our error.

    Her honesty is probably the biggest reason her sales and her profits are up 50% over last year.
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  4. Second Ptosis Surgery On Same Eyelid ......................... .......

    Having had the first ptosis operation on my right eyelid in2007. Slowly through 2012 the eyelid started again to drop about by 1 1/2 mm intomy pupil. To experience this annoyingvisual handicap is unique and tiresome.

    I went back to the ophthalmic-plastic surgeon who had fixedme up the first time and he proposed to take out some skin at the upper edge ofthe eye brow to lift the lid, so that we could re-do the eye lid once more ifit would drop again at a later date.
    During the ...
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  5. Revenge of the brick and mortar?

    Again, because I am unable to start threads in the other forums, I will post this here.

    Follow this link, and as you read it, replace "Amazon" with "Luxottica". Then replace "books" with "frames"

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bookse...234833020.html
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