We opened Uncommon in May of 1976 at 2210 Ave Q. We landed at that location because I was working (still in grad school) next door at a frame shop. It wasn't a great location but we were struggling and the price was right. I was able to continue at the frame shop and my partner was able to run our new store single-
Several years later I lost my partner when she was 40 to cancer, so I ended up with Uncommon and (blessed) with her two children. Our lives and the store did well over the 37 years and I've landed in a great place as I turned 65 this year. My wife and I are in shape to retire, but for many reasons I'm not ready to sit at home and watch TV. When we sold the building, and while preparing for a huge closing sale, a few of my great framing customers asked me why I didn't open a small frame shop?
That answered a big question. What was I going to do when the store was gone? That's how I've landed at my final (I hope) location. I think of it as my semi-
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3428 B 34th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79410 Phone: (806)797-
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