Today's paper brings word that Benfante's Appliance Repair and Hardware has closed its doors for good.
Another step away from life at human scale, toward a pasteurized, homogenized United States of Nowhere.
Patronize local businesses, people. Or the rot continues.Small, local, old, and particular are almost always better than big, global, new, and abstract; beauty is more important than efficiency.
-- Rod Dreher