Looking forward to picking up a few tips from Wendy Welch, fellow bookstore owner from Southern Virginia.
WENDY WELCH and her husband (Scottish folksinger Jack Beck) own and
operate Tales of the Lonesome Pine Used Books in Big Stone Gap,
Virginia. An Ethnography PhD, she rescues shelter animals (SPAY and
NEUTER, thanks!) and is one of the world's fastest crocheters. This is a
good thing because between her day job teaching college courses on
culture and public health, running special events at the shop, writing
about stuff, and chasing kittens out of roads, she doesn't have a lot of