Gratitude has been on my mind a lot the last few months. My sister and I have had several conversations this fall about how grateful we are to be living in these times. Life has advanced in ways we couldn’t have imagined as kids.
When I was a kid, there was no Internet. Today, it’s possible to have a store there without a brick and mortar building. A year ago at this time, I was asking friends and family members if they thought it would be crazy for me to start an online business called “The Gayest Store on Earth.” When I discovered that the domain name was available, I figured it was fate. I ordered the domain, set up an LLC, and started buying Pride merchandise to fill the store. I also developed on a line of original t-shirts to sell. The Internet is a big place: I honestly wondered if anyone would find my online store. Not only did they find it, they started making purchases! Read More