Another Day in Loriland - PTTSSS
I was sitting with a friend at breakfast, and she was telling me about her thrift store shopping, and how she had found these really cool chairs for $8.95 each at a local thrift shop. I said “really?” not convinced that was even possible. She pulled up some photos she had taken of the chairs on her phone. They were leather dining chairs, in super good condition, no rips, no stains, and there on the tag it said $8.95!
I was amazed. I am not a thrift store shopper, and the few times I have been in one it was to look for things that could be used for a Halloween costume. I asked her why she didn’t buy them, and she said she didn’t have a way to get them home. I mentioned that they would fit in my mini-van and we were off to the thrift store.
Now, this particular thrift store is pretty large, and it had its various sections pretty well defined: men’s clothes over there, women’s clothes over here, furniture to the right side, and housewares along the right wall. We made our way directly to the furniture, which for the most part was pretty old and in not so great condition. The chairs, the like new leather chairs for $8.95 were, of course, already gone!
While we were in there, I decided to look for some small trays and stands that I could use for a craft project, I found three silver plate type small trays, and three wooden plate holders for a total of $6.95, great! I was really excited to see my little project complete, so this was a great score. We walked around a little, when we both headed toward the left side of the building; men’s clothes, suits, jackets, and then along the wall was art. I wanted to look at the art they had, but as I headed toward the clothes, I was hit in the face with an awful smell. I mean, in my head I immediately thought that someone had taken a poop in a pair of men’s pants and hung them on the rack for sale! The stench was bad enough to send me in anoth