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The Apocalypse is Upon Us

We are living through an apocalypse. I love to think of this moment we are living through as an “uncovering”. The added benefit of using the word apocalypse in daily life is that it sounds cool. It also immediately elevates the stakes of everyday pitter-patter to biblical proportions in ways that can’t be denied based… Read more »

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SFH – Lost Stories Zine Available!

The first in a new series of zines is out! It is in our Lost Stories series, where we will be finding short/medium sized stories and publishing them in handmade zines, for sale at the coffee shop! The story is an incredible one by Kurt Vonnegut that was originally published in 1962. As far as… Read more »

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AT&T’s Big Merger and America’s Future

Often referred to as the worst merger in history, in 2000 America Online and Time-Warner made it official. I never had AIM — by the time we got online in Farmington, Microsoft’s MSN was on the scene. AOL was valued at $20 billion two years before the merger, and at the time of the merger in… Read more »

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The Herald is Coming in ONE WEEK

We are excited to announce the launch of our new weekly zine called “The Herald.” Below is a picture of a prototype zine that we created. Each zine will feature original stories and artwork which enrich the rural midwest experience. The first issue will release next Monday, October 3. We will be meeting at ColJac in… Read more »

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Buying CDs in Farmington (before the Internet)

I grew up in the 90s, inundated with commercials and corporate slogans. I yearned to live somewhere besides Farmington. I harbored frustration towards my parents for not moving to some more civilized area, with some shopping — synonymous to my consumerized child brain for “culture.” You couldn’t buy CDs in Farmington. There was, I think, one… Read more »

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Small Towns for Starters

Every Thursday at SFH is Entrepreneurial Appreciation Day. We celebrate those who have the guts to start something new and interesting. This week we will be discussing why Small Towns are a great place for an amateur entrepreneur to test out his skills and create that first income revenue stream. Luxuries of Starting your Business… Read more »