All posts by huntingforvintage

Playing Hooky and Looking for Jesus

On an ordinary Tuesday morning my husband and I went to the beach. I suppose most folks don’t think of going to the beach in November but it was sunny and mild and called to us. Normally my husband would be at work and I would be busy with my store, so right from the…

Rivals, Sales, Odd Requests and BOLOs

When you become a regular at thrift stores and estate sales, you start seeing the same people over and over (and over). For a year now I’ve seen these two guys at my neighborhood Goodwill every week. One is 50-something and the other late 30s. About a month ago the older one and I started chatting…

From a Tomb and Sweet Things

It’s not often antiquities pass through my hands, but recently a friend gave me this little box of old (really old) enchanting Egyptian bits and bobs that belonged to her grandmother. (Thank you dear friend.) It was her grandmother’s handwritten note that intrigued me the most: “From an Egyptian tomb 6000 years old – 1884.”…