Monthly Archives: December 2018

What Was In Store

This week’s topic: “If I opened my own store, what would it be?” Well, I am one who actually had her own store. It was a bakery/restaurant in a neighboring town, and I had a ball. When the man I … Continue reading

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Open For Business

…Or Maybe Just To visit with a Few Folks Who Like The Same Stuff That I Do By Jeff Salter Over my lengthening lifespan, I’ve dabbled in retail sales, advertising, and even inventory. My inescapable conclusion is that I’m NOT … Continue reading

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What Else But a Bookstore?

If I were to open a store, there’s no doubt that it would be a bookstore. To a reader there’s something magical about a bookstore that can’t be duplicated elsewhere. I went into my local bookstore yesterday to buy my … Continue reading

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The Shop Around the Corner

For years my sister and I have been talking about opening up our own shop. Its always just been a nice little daydream. For awhile we were going to open a floral shop with a drive through window and late … Continue reading

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Shop Girl

This week, one of our foxes asked, “If you opened your own store what would it be?” Having the dedication and commitment necessary for running a store requires the owner to love what he or she is selling. There are … Continue reading

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Winter? Wonder.

What do I like the most about Winter? I DON’T like the cold anymore. I think ice storms make most of the trees, bushes and man-made structures look beautiful! Branches look as though they are encased in glass. A few … Continue reading

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What I LIKE About Winter

Hmm… Might be Easier to List What I DON’T Like By Jeff Salter Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I positively HATE winter. It’s just that it takes me a few minutes to “warm” to the process of identifying … Continue reading

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I Like Winter

This week we were supposed to talk about things we actually like about winter, but in fact, I don’t dislike the season at all. For one thing I live in South Carolina, which means we seldom get snow. When we … Continue reading

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The Weather Outside is Frightful

We had our first blizzard of the season at the end of November. Winter is in full swing around here. While I have always loved winter this year I’m no longer a fan of the biting cold. I just have … Continue reading

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

This week’s topic is one I suggested: What are some things you LIKE about winter? Here in Michigan, we get some pretty cold days and nasty snowstorms. There are times when it’s not safe to be outdoors, so it’s easy … Continue reading

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