Have you considered some of these alternative sources to raising funds?

Studies show that roughly 20% of new small businesses fail within their first year and a major factor in their failure is a lack of funding. It’s no secret that all businesses require money to operate and achieve their goals. But did you know you can acquire funding in non-traditional ways? 


Must-Have Amenities for a Healthier Home

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health and wellness, your home can inspire you to do it. In fact, your living space plays a significant role in your overall well-being. 

A room dedicated to workouts can motivate you to reach your goals. And healthy, clean air and elements inspired by nature can make your home feel more open and calming.

Are you hoping to make some improvements in 2021?


Sarah, You are Golden

The Voyager is carrying a golden record that has recorded the sounds, music and imagery portraying the diversity of our lives on earth.  This record of gold is our way of communicating what it is like to be a human being.The golden record may be the single most important communication generated by our planet. What would you record to send into deep space?


An ode to Hayden Brumbeloe

I never met Hayden Brumbeloe, but I like the cadence of his name.   He grew up in a working-class town not far from Abilene, Texas under a hot dry sun in a land most often noted for the way it was depicted in the classic film The Last Picture Show.    


Homeless in America

We are gathering photos from all over the country, from towns, cities and rural areas to show the graphic and gritty range of the new homelessness.


Is a fascist movement developing here?

After Joe Biden won the presidential election, there has been a proliferation of right-wing Trump rallies. Is this a movement to discredit our democratic institutions?


What's happening with Small Business?

The last time we covered small business was in May 2020. What’s happening now?


Telling the stories of the pandemic

In the coming year, we expect many new small businesses to come out of the gate. And we will be here, cheering them on. We are committed to telling the stories of small businesses who are pressing on in the face of great adversity.