Beautiful photographs capture and frame a moment. They use color and shading, shape and form to turn the ordinary elements of our world into images to enjoy and to treasure. More →
Strong Web sites touch their users. They employ pictures and words, connections and design to enable artists, small businesses and non-profit organizations to reach their constituents. More →
Focused business communications speak with purpose. They select the fitting words, strike the right tone, and say what’s necessary to link needs and solutions. More →
New Web Sites
WideSky.biz provided planning, design, and deployment services for several non-profit organizations launching new Web sites.
- Nebraska Benedictine Oblates: More →
- Lincoln Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: More →
- Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music: More →
All three sites employ Wordpress installations with site customization by WideSky.biz.
David Frye Made Postal History Presentation
When the American Philatelic Society welcomed the Seventh Annual Postal History Symposium to APS’s Match Factory Place in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2–4, 2012, David Frye represented the Postal History Society and made a presentation, “The Fort Sumter Issue of 1961: A Commemorative in Conflict” This presentation, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m. EDT, focused on the controversies surrounding the centennial of the beginning of the Civil War and their influence upon the debut of the Kennedy Administration’s first commemorative series of postage stamps.
Devotions Appear in The Word in Season
A sequence of devotions tying biblical passages to the challenges and blessings of daily living appeared in the October—December issue of The Word in Season, a periodical published by Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis, Minnesota. David’s reflections cover December 13–31, 2012.
Individual copies and subscriptions are available on the publisher’s Web site. More →
Poem Appears in Journal
One of David Frye’s poems—“Hard from the South”—was published in the Spring 2012 issue of Seminary Ridge Review, the journal of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg.
It begins with these lines:
The wind blew
hard from the south
rare and hard and long
blew against the windows
whipping leafless trees
into frantic oscillations ….
“Traces of Transitions” Appears in Postal History Journal
The October 2011 issue of the Postal History Journal of the Postal History Society contains David Frye’s review of the stamps issued by the United States Post Office Department in 1961. The study, “Traces of Transitions: 1961 Postage Stamps,” gathers and analyzes data for the various issues to “… make sense of how a selected set of stamps both reflects the utilitarian needs for documentation and simultaneously embodies the work of a postal authority—acting on behalf of a country—to express that country’s image.”
Tai Chi Fitness Launches Web Site
Tai Chi Fitness recently announced its new Web site in the Business Achievements section of the Lincoln Journal–Star.