With store, website, woman lives ideal of community, local economy - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print Tammy Drennan’s store in the little Georgia town of Fort Oglethorpe has very much a homemade look. It’s full of inexpensive cards,150 kinds of Dover art books, volumes from Mrs. Drennan’s personal library, Fort O magnets, puzzles, cookbooks and local crafts. Home is partly the idea of her store and hangout, Mrs. Drennan offers herself to residents of the area as a small fountain of the human touch and relationship that seems to be absent for many. Schools are mass institutions in which denizens sometimes feel alienated. The Internet is an impersonal network that sometimes flattens out its