chairPosted: December 24, 2011
the santa stars were aligned.
yes they were.
a year ago i mentioned i’d been on the hunt for a safari chair.
and i know the chance of finding one in a thrift store is not good.
especially around here.
but i’ll be darned.
walked into a thrift store i rarely visit and there it was.
don’t get excited.
it’s not leather.
it’s canvas and the canvas is pretty darn dirty.
i’ll have to get my scrubbing gloves on.
it has a scandinavian feel, wouldn’t ya say?
to find this chair in a thrift store is a xmas miracle to me.
i was out in the back parking lot putting this thing in my car when an older employee came out and said, “ya know, that’s a fine looking chair. it’s been in our store for a couple of months. they told me to throw it in the garbage. i’m glad someone bought it.”
i’m not sure if that made me happy or sad. i would’ve loved to find this in the garbage, but then again, i didn’t pay much, it doesn’t have garbage residue on it (i.e. squirrel pee), and i wasn’t reduced to dumpster diving.
this pre-christmas week was very, very kind to me. found a few other things but haven’t taken any pics yet.
could it be i’ve finally found everything i’ve wanted to thrift in my life?
could be. but i doubt it.