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Old 11-14-2011, 06:48 PM   #4066
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Originally Posted by Ksnurse View Post
..Then heading home, I spy a very well loved (read-missing parts) 3 swing with glider swing set sitting on someones curb for trash pick up....OMG....I'm needing an A frame to make trellis for garden....Do you know what lumber costs these days???....So I slammed on the brakes and backed up....jumped out to check it out, looked around, then pushed, pulled, shoved and lifted that thing into the back of my truck...hopefully before anyone saw me curbside shopping.....YeeHa!!! Yes, I'm a hick...but hey, it keeps it out of the landfill.....and money in my pocket....Yea!! more stamps.....See, there is a method to my!!!
Sheri -- good find!!! I am not above that myself. I have this gorgeous painted tin tray - like 24" by 40" - big enough to sit on top of my bookshelf and look really pretty. The paint was chipped in places but I touched it up. Picked it up right out of someone's trash pile. Yup. Happy day for me!!
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