My favorite jewerly store to close...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Spookwriter, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    Local jewerly store in town getting ready to close the doors
    after sixty five years. He's been a good friend for many years.

    He called, we spoke on the phone. Hate to see him close.

    I've spent literally thousands of dollars in his store through the
    years. Way back when I was a young man, still in high school,
    this man took a chance on me. He gave me credit on my word
    alone. Nothing signed, just my word that I would pay him back
    that summer as I could.

    I've come a long way since then. But I've always remembered
    that chance he took on me. I've been a faithful customer my whole
    adult life.

    I'm going to miss that place.

  2. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Sadly, those type of individually owned "mom and pop" stores are all falling by the wayside. Americans would rather buy from the large chains than support their locally owned stores.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Yup..its a shame..
    So many small time stores are closing down.. [​IMG]
  4. Sad. [​IMG]

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