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Danica Candles keeps light burning

Mar 20, 2020

ROCKPORT — We closed the retail shop on Monday (March 16) are down to a skeleton crew here. While trying to figure out what we need to do as parents, business owners and members of the community, I remembered something that was said to me last week.

A local teacher that is a good customer mentioned that he lights a candle every night at dinner with his daughter. He said it encourages conversation and adds an overall ambiance to the dinner. This got us thinking that during this trying time we could maybe do a little something for our community. This is what we posted on Facebook yesterday.

"In Denmark, where we learned how to make candles, there’s a word for cozy called…hygge (who-ga).

"It translates to an overall atmosphere of comfort to which candles are widely regarded as a key ingredient to this Nordic sense of calm. We invite you to stop by our shop and help yourself to a packet of hand-dipped tapers. We will be putting candles outside of our retail shop by the front door Monday through Friday.

"Please observe a limit of one bag per household. Let's all decompress, enjoy our families, our beautiful surroundings and light a candle at dinner with loved ones."

We don't have a stock pile of face masks, hand sanitizer or toilet paper....but we do have candles!

Thanks- Erik & Cindy

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