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INDEX: May 2015

In this 251st edition of the Slippery Rock Gazette we return to our roots as a newspaper in design and entertaining content. We listen to our readers and appreciate your comments. Enjoy this issue with its extra dose of humor – it is all for our hard-working friends in countertop shops, all across the country. — Larry Hood, Editor

May 2015 Issue Features

The Stone Detective

Guy Shopping 101

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Job Change Order 

The Devil is in the Details

Did the Wall Mounts Give It Away?

Things Mom Would Never Say

Quote of the Month: Mark Twain

How I Survived the Crash of ’08

The Standard Model Mom

Quote of the Month: E.B. White

The Publisher’s Pen

Quote of the month: W.C. Fields

The Varmint County Chronicles

Quote of the Month: Charlie Chaplin

Restricted Parking

Quote of the month: Will Rogers

Bosses: Learn from ’Em

Quote of the month: Mark Twain

MIA Education Offered at the Middle East Stone Show

Wedding Highs and Lows

Stonecraftsman Services: Custom Stone with a Heritage of Quality

Quote of the Month: Will Rogers

Natural Stone Council Names 2015 Officers and Committee Chairs

Quote of the Month: Mark Twain

Online Suitor Steals Lady’s Car During Their First Date

Cleaning Stone Buildings 101

Quote of the Month: Carrie Underwood

Stop that Truck!

Quote of the Month: Mark Twain

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner

They Walk Amongst Us

Quote of the Month: Will Rogers

Marcella Prado & Amie Gilmore Join WIS Steering Committee 

As Advertised

Quote of the Month: Benjamin Franklin

Now, That’s Just Fowl

Stephen Beck Awarded 2014 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award

Quote of the Month: Mark Twain

MIA Releases 2014 Fabrication Benchmarking Survey

Here’s What One Company Did to Simplify Production

“Watch” Out for Bargins

King for a Day

Smile for the (Traffic Light) Camera!

The Slippery Rock Classifieds 

Pyramid Marble and Granite Increases Revenue Using ActionFlow Software 


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