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Could a Costco really be headed for this little town?


Yep! It’s cool livin’ in a small town!

Yes, living in a small town can present challenges and benefits untold. My son in Houston, Texas tells of standing in line at the post office normally for up to half an hour to be waited on. He said the real problems occur when several folks ahead of him are renewing their passports. Often a large family will be gathered around the main counter, with their right hands raised, swearing to the truth. He said this is a small local post office.

In our friendly little post office, it’s a crowd at the counter if four people are waiting. And strangers waiting there will likely strike up a conversation. A friend of mine, staying in Paris for a time, wa...

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