Original views on life in rural America
February 4, 2021
I’m guilty ... and I imagine you are, too.
I’m guilty of spending dollars outside the community, sharing my wealth with box stores and high-dollar chains, instead of investing in mom and pop establishments.
Granted, I don’t do it all the time, but if I happen to be in Norfolk or Lincoln, I’ll stop and pick up items I may need soon.
I’ve written it before, but it bears repeating. Spending locally makes dollars and sense. (Yes, that’s a play on words.)
Let’s use my shopping example mentioned above. Let’s figure I spend $50 on groceries (or fuel or gift items or pet food). And,...