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Month: January 2022

Labrador Airways

Amazon Was Not The First

Amazon was not the first to offer everything.

Back in 1893 the internet was not yet a thing when the first Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog was printed and distributed.

It included watches and jewelry and a year later also featured sewing machines, sporting goods, musical instruments, saddles, firearms, and clothing—among other items.

Ilana Segel

Meet Ilana Segel

Meet Ilana Segal, the new student intern at Hallard Press.

A native of Tampa, she is a senior at Florida State University in Tallahassee majoring in English and minoring in Business and Communications.

Don’t Mess With Dumbo

Baby African elephant charges a small boat near safari camp, Muchenje, located just off the Chobe River in Botswana.

This the only place in the world where 4 countries meet. Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia form the world’s only ‘quadrapoint’.

Words that changed their meanaing

Words That Don’t Mean What They Originally Did

Words and their definitions change all the time.

Sometimes we try using a word in a different way, or in a new context, and it ends up sticking.

Ask any linguist, and they’ll tell you that the definition of a word is only accurate if that’s the way people are using it.

Your Legacy

Each of us has a story. I’m asking each of you to sit down and write a letter about your life that you can share with your family and friends.

Then, if you are brave enough, send it to me. 

BookExpo2022 Cancelled

BookExpo2022 Cancelled

COVID THREAT CANCELS BOOKEXPO2022 For the second year in a row the Covid pandemic has caused the cancellation of the Central Florida BookExpo. Linda Lee Keenan, president of the Writers League of The Villages announced the news late on Friday. “Due to the increase in cases of the virus in Florida, the WLOV Board has …

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