Dennis Farina = Here is his Wikipedia page. Jenny and I are in Florida attending a PMA show. We got lucky and were able to stay at an upscale hotel called the Peabody. Im thinking this is the early to mid 90s. We are coming down the stairs into the main lobby and... Continue Reading →
Mid 90s now. I am at the front desk working 'in the pit'. It is mid summer and the store is busy. A small commotion behind me makes me turn around. A contingent of people arrive and in the middle of them is Christie Brinkley and her new husband Richard Taubman. They have a place... Continue Reading →
Gene Taylors was open from 10 am until 4 pm on Sundays. One afternoon I fielded a call. "What time are you open on Sundays?" she asked. "From 10 till 4 Ma'am" I answered. Then, "when do you close?"
Its a quiet summer Saturday morning. I'm the only one upstairs and I am helping a customer with running shoes. While we are looking at the selection on the wall, a young lady comes up and asks about where the swimsuits are located and a fitting room. I point everything out, get her organized and... Continue Reading →
Digital is Killing the Photo Industry! My Pessimistic Ponderings on the Photo Industry in General I recently chose to downsize dramatically the retail photo department at Gene Taylor’s. This was not an easy decision, but one based on many factors. While we will remain to operate a photo lab, and sell just point and shoot... Continue Reading →