Tag Archives: small

Local Businesses Need Your Help

It’s pretty clear that we need to support local businesses–both those that are still open throughout the crisis and those that manage to reopen after the crisis.  As great as it is to click a few buttons and order things … Continue reading

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From the Night Sky

It was almost unnoticeable. The darkness surrounding the bus terminal as I waited for the bus seemed unusually dark.  The lights from the station itself seemed harsh and uninviting. “Is it snowing?” the person next to me asked. No was … Continue reading

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Like a Comfortable Sweater

Some restaurants just seem to fit me like a comfortable sweater. They keep you warm, they make you feel same, and they welcome you regardless of how long you’ve been away.  Some places just seem at home to me.  That … Continue reading

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Chocolate for the Teacher

I might not have liked many of my teachers growing up.  I might not have wanted to become a teacher.  In fact, I might have expended a lot of energy trying to avoid it entirely.  The truth is, I am … Continue reading

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