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America's Family Businesses

Ashtabula County is a great place to start and grow family businesses. We will be producing an article on Ashtabula County’s family businesses in the future. 1,702 more words

Family Businesses

From Neon Signs To Snail Products: These Aren't Your Typical Family Businesses

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Often, when you ask somebody what they do for a living, you’re not expecting a response like “bootmaker.” But George Vlagos, as you can see above, is doing his part to keep the art of hand-made bootmaking, and his family business, alive and well. 343 more words

Web Culture

Another Tale About the Morbid Dissolving of NYC

Each day I wonder why tourists come to NYC? Well, not really.

There’s what left of cultural enrichment — although most of it is very mainstream. 484 more words


Salt of the Earth

This post is related to Hardware for Humanity and The Yarn Barn in flamboyant opposition to money-as-the-yardstick-for-value. Now I focus on a Smash Repair Mechanics Workshop where three or four men work happily together in a business that does not advertise . 702 more words

Family Businesses

The Yarn Barn

Just around the corner from where I live in Coburg is the most comprehensive variety of woollen yarns, blends and colours in all of Australia . 371 more words

Social Ecology

Hardware for Humanity

I went to Charalambous Hardware shop on Sydney Road to get a key cut, to buy some cucumber seeds and some honey from the Charalambous family hives somewhere down on the Mornington Peninsular; Father was snoozing as old age does. 713 more words

Social Ecology

Mapping the path forward

The signs were obvious: the widening eyes and slight quiver of the lips; my mother was flustered and at a loss for words. The culprit? A simple question: “What is your child studying at university?” 945 more words