Author: Jack

More childhood memories…

If you have gone to the “Is There Really a Jack?” page on my web site and seen the picture above, you should know that there’s more to the story. As you can see from the picture, this boat had

Defining Moments…

Life is made up of defining moments; it’s up to us to extract the wisdom from those moments. I’m reminded of a time when I was in seventh grade and was running for class president. I did all the usual

Putting together the team for 2017

Jack’s, like many other businesses, this time of year is putting together the team that will essentially become the face of  “Jack’s.” This task can be quite daunting but in the end quite satisfying; it is so important to put

Paying it Forward

A short while ago a friend of mine reminded me that it was national “pay it forward day.” Although there are a large number of people who know what this means, there are a much larger number that have no

Cape Cod, I can’t think of a better place to grow up…

When I was ten years old my cousin Brian and I bought a 1950 Chevy (for $40.00, I might add). We needed pillows to allow us to see over the dashboard and we taped blocks of wood on the clutch,

“What’s in a Handshake?”

A while ago I had a rather vivid dream, it said I was to write a book and it was to be called “What’s in a Handshake.” That dream was over a year ago; since that time, I have been

Learning to love with an open hand…

When I was a boy in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, MA, I would go into the breadbox and gather the stale bread, walk across the street, enter a small pine grove, and place breadcrumbs in my hand. After a while the

Happy Fourth Everyone…

It’s so great to see all of your smiling faces, new and old. Have you ever asked yourself, what makes Cape Cod so special? I think you will all agree the Cape is a magical place, but what is that

Jack’s Wish…

The Dandelion.. casting her seeds of growth… Some people say, if you reveal your wishes, they won’t come true. I on the other hand, believe just the opposite. Wishes and/or ideas are like seeds, if you leave them in the

Summer is just around the corner.

Like most of you, I can hardly wait for those warm summer days to begin. I am already getting emails from customers new and old, making sure they will be able to get the equipment they want when they arrive