Ever since childhood I’ve been fascinated with the origins and veracity of old adages like “A stitch in time saves nine” or “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Somewhere along the way I decided that some wise and thoughtful ancestors had penned these time-tested little maxims.One saying in particular that seems quite appropriate for these less-than-robust economic times is “It’s always darkest before the dawn.”Faced with sluggish traffic, lower check averages, smaller staffs, diminishing ...
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