Assembling a comfort kit: tools and connections

We still have more than a month to go before we’re done with this year that has hurled everything but the kitchen sink at us. The stressors have been nonstop.  To borrow from a popular children’s picture book title, this has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year.  


NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: Alicat Bookshop Blues

Patricia Vaccarino writes about the legendary Alicat Bookshop in Yonkers, New York.  


Boxed Out Among Friends and Lovers

Patricia Vaccarino writes about the challenges facing independent bookstores in the age of the pandemic, the “Boxed Out Campaign” sponsored by the American Booksellers Association, a few of her favorite bookstores, and the first time she bought a book at the legendary Alicat Bookshop in Yonkers, New York.                


PR for People® THE CONNECTOR – NOVEMBER 2020

Our November magazine has always focused on food and gratitude, but this November we are expanding our theme to help us heal from our wounds. We seek comfort from all of the small things that sustain us. Our stories focus on  a wide range of people who are creating comfort by building caring communities. And we are honored to share their stories. 

 


“Time Wounds All Heels!”

“Time Wounds All Heels!” This play on an old cliché says it all about Donald Trump’s likely future.  Here is just a peek at the legal mine-field and other sand traps that lie ahead for him.


Does Esper’s Firing Imply Using the Insurrection Act?

Trump’s firing of Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, two months before leaving the White House, may mean Trump is keeping a domestic military intervention in his playbook.


Essentials for Business Success in a Modern World

Undoubtedly, the goal of any thriving business is to succeed financially, however, there are a few softer skills required for a business to achieve that sort of success.


Demagogues vs. (Small “d”) Democrats

Donald Trump has taught us an all-important civics lesson. Shame on us if we forget it and don’t act to prevent an encore.