During the worst of it, we felt really bad for people who set up shop. Trying to be cheerful during the “Pa. Broil” was rough enough, but the very act of setting up tables, creating shade in any way possible, lugging merchandise around and just simply waiting for customers in the 100-plus-degree heat was a feat in itself.
For shoppers, it was equally rough. Getting in and out of the car. Walking neighborhood sales. Strapping merchandise to the roof.
In fact the heat actually ruined one of our purchases. On a trip to Morningstar Market’s “upper tier parking lot,” which is almost exclusively yard-sale-type merchandise, we bought a record from 1974. It looked just fine when we bought it, but by the time we got home all its sound-making grooves had melted away.
Anyway, here’s a look at our buys over the last few weeks:
So how did your sale go this weekend? Did the heat keep people away or were they burning up but buying? Leave a comment below and let us know!Read More