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GOOD WITH THE BAD
GOOD WITH THE BAD

by Patrick Johnson March 25, 2016

This guy.  Sir James Furlong. He was there at the very beginning before this thing started to actually roll. Despite being a serial Pro Leisurerrr by all standards. He would still venture out on the weekends with me.  That meant a lot then and will always mean a lot.

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Do good work, for good people.
Do good work, for good people.

by Patrick Johnson March 16, 2016

It's not always about the paycheck when it comes to craft.  I mean don't get me wrong, it's a huge motivator. Like EWHUGE. But it's not always the driving force of projects.  When honing your craft, then its about sharpening your skill set and removing limitations.

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Work Harder
Work Harder

by Patrick Johnson March 10, 2016

I've only gotten anywhere in life by staying focused, and more importantly working hard. If you love something enough and work really hard at it, you will eventually reap the fruits of your labor. Building something from nothing, to a sustainable thing that can then be refined to the highest level.

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We are now Van Zee Tees!
We are now Van Zee Tees!

by Patrick Johnson February 28, 2016

We decided to change the name of our company to Van Zee Tees, formerly Benders Ink. Its named after our grandfather Arthur Van Zee. He was a mechanic, and also did upholstery like his father Ernie. Love of craft runs deep on this side of the family.

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