As we’re learning around here in our village and surrounding rural setting, it’s often wise to call ahead before venturing forth.
Don’t assume a small business will be open, especially in the off-season when our population has sharply shrunk and business is slim. Look, it can be frustrating after driving an hour to a surrounding town only to find the door locked. Can’t blame them for taking a day or night off.
But then, when you dialed and got no answer, they just might have been too busy to pick up the phone, all three times you tried.