January always brings with it the promise of a new year, and an
opportunity to look forward to a bright future! Despite talk of
recession and the danger of war, our hopes are for a happy new year
for all of our subscribers and advertisers, as we begin the 26th
year of publication of GEM.
Holiday time is a busy time in our office as we prepare for
publication of the 1991 Steam and Gas Engine Show Directory. By the
time this magazine reaches you, the deadline for material will have
passed, and we should be well on our way towards sending it to our
printer. As usual, the directory should be ready for mailing by the
end of February, and all of you who order should receive your
copies by mid-March.
We’ve noticed that the mail is not always reliable in
getting your ads to us on time. Recently, we were looking for an ad
from Iowa that was mailed on the 4th of November, and it didn’t
get to our office until the 14th. Don’t let this happen to
Keep your show reports and questions for the Reflector coming
in. And don’t forget to give us your suggestions for stories
that you would like to see but might not want to write
Above all, Happy New Year!