Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

On Fridays we generally post Small Biz Friday.  This guest post is by a small business owner, Pat Palmer, The Computer Guy.  You can read about his business by clicking here.  However, as most small business owners know, it’s important to be involved in the community you live in.  Small businesses, pay taxes locally, donate…

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Small Biz Friday: Country Heritage Bed and Breakfast

1n 1921 Carl Borcherding built a house.  It’s believed to be a mail order house from Sears and Roebuck.  This house was on the family farm and three generations lived in it before it became the bed and breakfast it is today. Donnis Borcherding, her daughter Lacey Elphic and family friend Crystal Cross now run…

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Small Biz Friday: Grounded

There’s a little place in Clarion, Iowa called Grounded.  You can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner there. Mel and I went for brunch one Sunday.  There was an area buffet – potatoes, gravy, hot beef and more. Of course you wanted a muffin or scone or bread pudding – and they had it.  Coffee! I…

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Small Biz Friday: Shaggy Baggy

I was surfing Facebook one night and ran across a picture of an extremely cool, hand sewn bag — asian inspired, padded, perfect for an iPad.  JUST what I needed! It was on sale on the Thursday night special, on an etsy store called Shaggy Baggy.  I went to the website, browsed for a long…

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Small Biz Friday: Enchanted Acres

It’s that time of year.  Cool mornings just perfect for a walk or run.  We’re wearing longer sleeves and even a light jacket.  The heat coming up from the ground no longer burns our knees. It’s Fall! This year we have a new, local business in the county.  We’ve been graced with a little bit…

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