Category Archives: buttons

All in the Family

I spent a lovely morning and afternoon with my niece, Alivia; first having coffee and goodies at Old Hand Coffeehouse and Bakery and then thrifting. (My sister has raised her children right.) Felt like “Oldhand” was a good place to … Continue reading

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Disappointment in Victoria

While in Victoria earlier this month, I revisited a few thrift shops I visited in previous trips there. It was largely disappointing. I visited three shops: The Salvation Army on Johnson St., the Beacon Community Services thrift shop on Pandora, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Thrift

One of the cooler things about working for a non-profit that has thrift shops is going to visit those thrift shops when you travel. Last week I was in Akron, Pennsylvania, home of Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) home office. Happily, … Continue reading

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