Tag Archives: thrift stores

I Like Second Hand Clothing

Maybe I love thrift stores and consignment shops too much.  I meet friends and acquaintances at them several times per month.  The manager and employees of the local Goodwill Store and I know each other on a first name basis. … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Table Lamp

I scouted the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska for an old lamp to showcase interesting light bulbs.  Old or unique light bulbs should be displayed in unique fixtures.  There happened to be two old table lamps in the store that … Continue reading

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We Love Bargains

“A good or service acquired at a price advantage to the buyer.”  I remember this definition of the noun “bargain” from a marketing seminar I attended a few years ago. At first, it seemed quite obvious.  After a little thought, … Continue reading

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An Odd Weekend Clock Repair

I recently discovered a brand new thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska. While browsing there, I stumbled across an odd-looking electric clock. Of course I impulsively bought the thing; because it was 50-cents, I’d be foolish not to do so. The … Continue reading

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Secondhand Wardrobe Week

As the first-born in my family, I was given brand new clothing. As I continued to grow,  my brother often received my hand-me -downs.  Of course, he got new shoes, undergarments, and a few new shirts.  Mark was the secondhand … Continue reading

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August Assortment …Floral Friday

This time of year, garage sales and leftovers from garage sales provide plenty of opportunities to glean unique containers and even supplies for flower projects. I rarely go garage sailing anymore because I need to hold one myself, someday.  However, … Continue reading

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Self-Induced Loneliness Ludwig II (Review)

I picked up the slim, grim appearing book out of pure curiosity a couple of weeks ago at the Goodwill Store.  At first and hurried glance, I thought it was one of those humor books that relies on irony to … Continue reading

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