Picture an old town.
There is a town square, a general store, a watering hole or two in the town center and homes scattered beyond.
People know each other. More than that, they rely on each other. They gather together in large groups in the town center and in small groups in outlying homes.
Now a new family moves to town. They build a specialty store at one end of main street with an apartment above. They are certain their store will quickly become the key gathering spot in town. [Read more...]