I love Utzinger's for the same reason I love City Lumber - they are what hardware stores always were back when I was little, and even when my dad was young ("You can buy anything at Utzinger's," The Daily Astorian, Feb. 8).

Cluttered, a little dusty, with folks you knew behind the counter who would walk you to what you needed and discuss whether or not it was the right part with you.