A Long Winter’s Night: A Localist Christmas Story

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Carrie is back this week with the final installment of the small business holiday stories. The old adage “what goes up must come down” is especially true for a small business owner in their first year after the adrenaline of the holiday rush wears off. Carrie describes the immense joy she felt when she realized the shop had met its holiday goals before she left town for Christmas. What follows are a few bad decisions, a bad Christmas gift, absent traditions, a panic attack, and, ultimately, gratitude. 

Mentioned in this episode: 


Church Street Coffee and Books 

Sri on Instagram 

Carrie on Instagram

Courtenay on Instagram 

Wreck This Journal

About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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