The Gruntleds are among those who avoid shopping on Black Friday. We went to the Hub, our local independent coffee house. The ladies got their hair cut from a local, non-chain beauty salon. We walked to the public library. And mostly we sat together, reading and writing
This year the Small Business Administration, fearing that it cannot fight the chain-store-driven Black Friday today, is promoting a Small Business Saturday tomorrow. I support their efforts.
But as for me and my house, Black Friday means Buy Local, and Stay Home.