Category Archives: Goodwill Rescue Mission

DIY Reupholstering an Ottoman: It’s Usually Something

One do-it-yourself (DIY) project I haven’t tackled since college (and that college chair was, well, pretty ugly by the time I was done) is reupholstering. I saw a sweet (but beat up) ottoman at Goodwill. I paid $5 for it and brought … Continue reading

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The Scene at Goodwill: Bully?

I was in a Goodwill store shopping for treasures. As I browsed I heard a woman talking to her two companions. She pointed to different items for sale and said the prices were “too high,” and items were “garbage.” I wondered why she and … Continue reading

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Fajitas, a Restaurant, with a Side of Goodwill (and Some Upscale Retail)

Grass Doesn’t Grow Under Our Feet 80 degrees, sunny with a slight breeze. Can you feel it? No? I did today (bwahahaha to my friends in the frozen Northeast). Me in my shorts and t shirt and sandals. Fajitas were … Continue reading

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The Race Against Hunger

Goodwill 5000-Meter Run Last Saturday my daughter Tory and I ran a 5K race called The Race Against Hunger; proceeds from the race benefit Goodwill Rescue Mission in Newark, NJ, a very worthy organization that provides food and much, much … Continue reading

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