The Fall and Winter Line was first displayed in mid-September. All the clothing items are out for the first time. After a few weeks, clothing not sold is donated to the Salvation Army and fresh items are displayed. See what is out for the first time!
Vignettes of our bi-annual sale: Over-all not as profitable as some but the usual excitement and anticipation. Many people noticed the newly painted floor. A BIG “thank you” to Carolyn, who, every summer, finds a project to undertake and, at her own expense, time and effort, gets it done! This year it was the floor. Hooray!!read more
Another bright and sunny Cape Cod day only slightly marred by 100% humidity! Oh well, ‘twas ever thus.”read more
Your Thrift Shop is plugging along, like “The Little Engine That Could.” Dot H. has done a masterful job of filling the gaps and is relieved to have Carolyn D., our Florida snowbird, here for the summer who has volunteered to take over one of Dot’s chores, which is folding untidy racks and shelves every week for years. Hilda R. and Mary and Don G. have been helping too. In the months that I have not been as closely involved with the shop there have been some minor, subtle changes.read more
After re-telling the saga of the quilt last month, which had suck a good ending, guess what I found on the shelf when I got to the shop last Tuesday?!! You guessed it – another old, shabby, dirty quilt. No names or dates or any redeeming qualities; but somebody would buy it! We have a very proper British lady for whom I saved nice wool skirts for her discerning eye, only to find after a few years, that she cuts them up to braid rugs! There is something for everyone at our little shop.read more
I started to write about that “rare day in May – – – I know, I know, its June, so you will hear it next month. This month will bring Mother’s Day, another festive time (Easter Sunday saw a full church and great message from you know who), good fellowship hour, too. How about a repeat for Mother’s Day?read more
“Oh, the places I’ve been” (with apologies to Dr. Seuss) you wouldn’t believe! Cape Cod Hospital via ambulance, treated for massive coronary – 5 days later transferred via ambulance to Pleasant Bay Nursing etc. for rehab.read more