When the Spirit of ’76 bookstore closed its doors a few months ago, I thought I had missed a chance to capture its facade. When I looked through my archive this week, I was happy to find this shot from March 23, 2014.

As we finish off a second week of social distancing, it is more important than ever to try to support our local businesses before they face the same prospects as the Spirit of ’76.

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