One of the hardest parts of owning a retail store when you are a fly by the seat of the pants personality, is having to stay one to two seasons ahead of the one we are in.  You may or may not have noticed my blog contributions came to a screeching halt a couple of … Continue reading ODE TO FALL


It is here!! That official weekend that kicks off summer.  A federal holiday that gives many of us a guilt-free Monday off.  BBQs, camping trips, fun runs and parades.  We Americans do love our celebrations. What is Memorial Day? According to a collection of articles I found on the subject, sometime in 1868 a Union … Continue reading LET FREEDOM RING