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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Free is a Good Price

There seems to be many new residents in our building. We can't figure out who's missing though. Today, our strata had one of its little traditions.

It was one of the days where anyone can bring down larger junk generally not allowed in the garbage. A removal company comes to our parkade, then sorts and correctly disposes of the goods. For example, paint ordinarily should not be put into the garbage but getting rid of it today is allowed. Many people wait to get rid of old computer equipment or even appliances. We have this event four times a year.

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It is always fun to see what has been thrown away. Sometimes it turns into a sort of free swap-meet. I brought down old speaker stands which were holding odds and ends in the bedroom. We brought up an end-table to replace our old, hamster shelf in the living room. We cannot own hamsters now that we plan on being here for just seven months a year. The table is heavy and real furniture when compared to the stuff sold at IKEA. It doesn't perfectly match the colours of our existing wood, but can't be beat for the price.


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