JANUARY 2020 NEWS

2019 was another very good year for our family and our business - if we don’t count my fall in late November. Business has been exceptionally good - 2019 was another all time best year. [...]

DECEMBER NEWS

Well - things were running along too smoothly- Three weeks ago I was in a hurry to answer my office phone and grabbed the phone while plopping into my office chair. Unfortunately the chair scooted [...]

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

This month we have updated our German colonies price list part 2 which includes German East Africa through Togo issues. There are many new items listed. Next month we will update our German Private Post [...]

SEPTEMBER NEWS

R SCHNEIDER’S THIS & THAT | SEPTEMBER 2019 As we completed our first 20 days of 100 degree weather this year I looked up 100 degree days in Wichita Falls on Google. Turns out that [...]

AUGUST NEWS

Our new issues bill for German July issues hit an all time high. Germany released a slew of new regular (flower) stamps to handle rate increases. New issues subscribers must prepare for a shock when [...]

JULY NEWSLETTER

We just returned from our first show in Oklahoma - We are closer to Oklahoma City than to Dallas. We met a lot of collectors for the first time as well as some fine dealers [...]

June Newsletter

This month completes our first year back in Texas. It has been a busy year - our stamp business has increased substantially in this past year and I very much need my daughter Jill’s help [...]

MAY NEWSLETTER

We have now been in our new home in Texas for one year - and are just about organized. There are still some items that we can not locate - a couple of our stock [...]

APRIL NEWSLETTER

Spring has really arrived in northern Texas. Our last freezing weather was in mid-March. The trees and grass are green again and my garden plants are up and growing! The big difference between Illinois and [...]

March 2019

Winter is just about over in North central Texas - we are having highs in the mid-50's to mid 60's now and the trees and plants are greening again. Watching the weather in other areas [...]

DECEMBER NEWS

2018 has been a really, really busy year for the Schneiders. Our move from Illinois was a bear after 30 years in the same house. The good news is that we love our new house [...]

NOVEMBER NEWS

We are really settled in to our new home and we have divided up our workload so that we have more time to acquire and organize our stock. Jill has all of the stamps and [...]

October 2018 News

The summer heat here in north Texas has finally faded and we are having really nice weather - 70's and low 80's. I am enjoying the yard and garden much more now that I can [...]

September News

Hopefully the hottest part of this year is behind us. The June-August heat and lack of rain really dried up this part of Texas. Most lawns were allowed to turn brown and many gardens were [...]

August News

We are just about completely settled in here in Iowa Park. We had ten days in a row of 100+ weather which included three days over 110. So far there have been 25 days over [...]