I'm trying to do (at least) one good thing a day in support of small businesses, non-profits and others facing ... let's call them "existential threats." One estimate that I read Friday was that 50% of all non-profits live within one month of closing; that is, with their normal income disrupted, they were within a month of closing. "Local social service agencies for the elderly" was the motif there.
So, last night I ordered a t-shirt from a local coffee shop, Cool Beanz. Augie alum, Annette, runs it. Nice person. Tries innovative stuff to make her shop "a destination." Wine bar at night. Live music. Curbside pick-up now. So ...
You're welcome to buy one
, too, if you'd like. She'd appreciate it. The larger point is (a) I finally managed to post an image here after 32 failed attempts - Lewis sort of shamed me into try #33 with his Brady Sluder coverage - and (b) there are small acts that might yet make a difference.
Wishing you all the best,