Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’
How does one become a leading Know-It-All? Back in the day, you could read encyclopedias, National Geographic and Popular Science. Today, iPhone, Google and Wikipedia have changed all the rules!
OK, I’ll admit it. When I picked up a voicemail message from a San Francisco gentleman who wanted to donate “a few odd sticks of furniture,” a dose of skepticism came over me. While Goodwill gladly accepts a wide variety of donated household furniture for resale, I’ve seen my share of tattered couches and battered bookcases come through our doors. Even when the donor explained that these pieces were part of his dear wife’s estate, I wasn’t ready to expect much.
Goodwill has always been the go-to source for one-of-a-kind dress-up. Our stores do a big business as Bay Area folks use their creative juices to out-zombie their neighbors and upstage their friends with Goodwill-purchased garb.