Oh the Thrift Store treasures you can find. This beautifully detailed bank teaches us that belly buttons are actual buttons to be pressed and the bum is… wait, that’s coming across wrong. Let’s just say this bank allows one to store coins where the sun don’t shine.
Thrift Stores sell lots of wonderful items. You can get vintage t-shirts for next to nothing. As an original hipster (now reformed), I got to experience the thrill of vintage stores in NYC, before the chains started making clothes that looked vintage. Well… even with all the great things you can find thrifting, there are many, Many, MANY things you should never buy used. Allow me to present the used, in a box, but still used… Bum Pillow. Don’t buy it. But feel free to put it in your friend’s shopping cart when she isn’t looking.
Start at the beginning – obviously.
I am fascinated by the odd… from a sign at a store that is worded in a way that gives it a meaning other than the writers intent to objects like a wig found in the middle of a parking lot. These oddities are all around us. They each tell a bit of a story, or just give us a laugh.
Some odd things are actually places. See the world and you will see some wonderfully odd things. Explore even the common and you may see it in a new way.
I hope to share the wonderfully weird world I encounter. Hopefully it will give you a laugh or make you just say “What?”.
Let us all celebrate and explore the odd – it is all around us. Today we go…