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Re: [BKARTS] An apology to Talas, Hewit and the List



And Gut Shabbos to you.


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> From: "R. John Miller" <R_John_Miller@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [BKARTS] An apology to Talas, Hewit and the List
> Date:         Fri, 16 Jan 2009 11:54:31 -0500
> 
> 
> 
> 
> You know,  I have this habit of simply sticking my foot in my mouth and
> saying thing which  I latter regret, my post about Talis being the Wal-Mart
> of the Bookbinding Supply world is and will remain one of them.
> 
> I simply respect and adore what Talis has and instead of referring to them
> as a Wal-Mart perhaps I should have chosen a better analogical commercial
> example like L.L.Bean or maybe even Cabela's, as those places are specialty
> houses and Talis is most definitely a Specialty House.  And I have
> downloaded the majority of Talis' catalogue, and I am planning within the
> next few months to order quite a few things from Talis just as long as they
> are open to my doing so.
> 
> And of all the folks I feel I offended most it was Frank Lehmann and I
> really didn't mean or want to and I am sorry that I offended him and every
> on the list who took my post to heart and soul.
> 
> In the Jewish tradition we try to treat others as we ourselves would like to
> be treated.  Well, apparently, I didn't do that, and I was catty and a
> little more than mean towards Talis than I intended to be, I am sorry for
> that as well.
> 
> And my presumptiveness over Hewit's #6 press was allayed when David Lanning
> wrote me to say that his woodworker was working on producing more of them as
> they were currently out of stock.
> 
> And I thank Aaron and Jake Salik for their replies and I will be in touch,
> but as is said in Yiddish: Mit Shayne Danke, but keep Shabbos, so off I go.
> 
> Lastly though, I am sorry for offending more that just those mentioned,
> Bookmakers is a fine company, but so too and exceedingly so is Talis, and
> Hewit, they are simply themselves doing what they do in the most exemplary
> form possible.
> 
> Gut Shabbos everyone, even to the non-Jewish list members we all need a day
> on which to rest and give thanks on.
> 
> R. John Miller
> 
> Baltimore, MD
> 
> 
> 
> 
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