News Update

This is one of those times when I blog simply to update everyone. It feels a bit lame to not include pictures and links. End of year brings responsibilities like inventory, accounting, and the like. It takes up time. At the same time, it also brings a season of quiet thoughtfulness. And it is in…

Goals for 2018

I call this reflections Day. It’s the last day of the year. I tend to sit back and reflectively assess how I did in 2017. Although there could be a host of issues, I like to dive into the areas of improvement, especially the ones that implore me with a enticing journey. Last year we…

Black Aprons
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Black Aprons

I don’t know why we didn’t think of it before. We have a page on the website devoted to white aprons. Theater people, reenactment people, and other lovers of our past embrace them mostly. But they so also serve those who look for a traditional apron, whether over a dress or jeans.     If…

Shopping Trends
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Shopping Trends

How are people shopping? That is a question we study and watch for answers. And it’s pretty interesting as it is a changing, morphing moving target at all times. It’s like watching a group of people from a distance and asking yourself, what are they doing now? What are they about to do? And then…