Wednesday’s column tells the history of a long-lived Claremont gift shop, Raku, that closed earlier this year.
And let me say, without my blog, this column might not exist. I posted news of Raku’s closure here, several of you commented (Meredith Evans and George Goad’s comments made the column), and Doug Lawrie, the store’s co-founder, saw the post somehow and emailed me. Then he put me in touch with Jerry and Peggy Miller, the other co-founders.
Seemed like a piece of Claremont history that ought to be told. Rather belatedly, here it is.