Yesterday Charlene M Delany a Facebook friend posted the photo and caption above. After liking her post, I couldn’t stop thinking about the photo of the religious statues. This morning after meeting friends for coffee, I decided to stop by The Open Doors Thrift Store, Second Glance to see if the St. Joseph and St. Anthony statues were still on display, and find out if they were indeed for sale. After a quick scan of the glass and collectable area of the store, I was directed to their back room, where I immediately spotted them on a display shelf, exactly as shown in the photo on Facebook yesterday morning. As I approached the shelf I was thrilled to see they both were labeled with very reasonably priced sale tags! As I carefully lifted the heavy statues from the display, my heart was fluttering with joy, as I carried them to the cash register to purchase them!
After a quick wash and polish, they were added to our family altar!
They make beautiful additions to our collection!
Second Glance is located on Pond Road, Gloucester Ma.
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GloucesterCast 106 With Guests Donna Ardizzoni, Kim Smith, Toby Pett, Paulie Walnuts and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/30/14
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Joey, Aware of your not-so-secret crush on the Skinny Jean, Julie LaFontaine alertly pointed out this breaking news: the Second Glance Thrift Store on Pond Road is selling jeans for half price this week only. That’s $3 for skinny jeans that’ll fit you perfectly hauling lobsters down the dock, riding Sister Felicia’s bike around the neighborhood, swirling the three ecru-colored Splenda packets into your coffee, or for any occasion. More details are here
Looking for used furniture? Check out the new 1,800 square foot Furniture Annex at Second Glance Thrift Store. Freshly primed and painted by a volunteer crew (pictured) from Gorton’s, the Furniture Annex is open for shopping Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Need to get rid of something? Clean furniture donations are welcome Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pick up is available by appointment.
Second Glance, a program of The Open Door, is located at 2 Pond Road in Gloucester. Call 978-283-4298 or visit www.foodpantry.org for more information.