Don't have an Account?
5. Shopping for Bargains
Jim went to the thrift shop. He
’t looking for anything in particular. He liked
go there just to browse. A big
on the front door said OPEN. The
was closed on Sunday and Monday. The
of the week, it opened at 10
.m. and closed at 2 p.m.
inside. They rang up sales and put
items into plastic bags for the customers
carry out. At the back of the
was a big room where another lady
. She sorted the new donations and put
tags on them. At the end of
day, she would bring the new donations
to the main part of the shop.
who worked at the thrift shop was
volunteer. The only "payment" they received was
they had the opportunity to see, and
, any items in the shop before the
When Jim entered, the lady at
register told him hello. He smiled and
hello. She knew Jim because he was
Jim said, "What’s new?"
and said that nothing was ever new
a thrift shop. "It’s always old and
’s always used," she smiled.
Jim looked at
watches in the glass case. He saw
that he liked.
"Could I look at
one?" he asked.