The General Store Blog


Yoked

Yoked

For similar reasons the neighborhood grocer used to give for living upstairs atop his store, Jeff and I live in a cottage across the..

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Why TS Designs T-shirts?

Why TS Designs T-shirts?

I have a two year old at home, and she has recently taken our household into that oft-discussed childhood rite of passage, the Age of..

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On Hallow’s Eve

On Halloween Sunday, I sit outside the cashier’s window at the General Store in Saxapahaw, close enough to hear the chirping of the..

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Saxapahaw General Store on UNC-TV

April 10, 2010 — The Saxapahaw General Store, Saxapahaw, NC

Its a gas station. A general store. its also a gourmet restaurant that Bob Garner can’t stop raving about.

Originally broadcast on UNC TV, April 4, 2010.

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Penny Jar Economics

The penny jar as an economic phenomenon has gained a presence (at least since I began taking notice) in a great number of shops and..

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Prosperity

Jeff will object to my regionalist comment here, but he is from Michigan, a land that is bereft of the Southern culinary ritual of eating..

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An Interview

Last week, Jeff and I were asked to participate in an interview, of sorts, for a convenience store (c-store, in the biz) trade..

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