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Foraging for an oversized chair

Loading up oversized chair at Goodwill Athens Ohio.

Anna was a little dubious when I told her I could fit this oversized chair in the car.

The Goodwill people are very nice and let us determine if it could fit in the trunk before we bought it.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Maybe you want to look for a used trailer? I have one with my little 2-door Focus & have done amazing things with it. I call it my truck! (thoughI also took the back seat out of the Focus for an extra boost of hauling space . . .)

They're hard to find used but worth their weight in gold if you find one. The hitch is a few hundred, but cheaper than a truck!

Comment by Terry Mon Nov 20 10:02:47 2017
I stopped buying at Goodwill when I found out that their CEO makes six figures and pays their mentally disabled workers peanuts. Having worked for my state's Intellectual Disabilities department, I was appalled at learning that. I'm not even fond of Salvation Army because of some of their discrimination policies. Now I only support local thrift stores instead that help the homeless and veterans.
Comment by Nayan Mon Nov 20 10:50:54 2017





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