Consequently, there are a lot of estate sales and yard sales in this neighborhood, as folks are anxious to get rid of mom's/grandma's/old Uncle Danny's stuff now that mom/grandma/old Uncle Danny has moved to a facility/moved in with a relative/moved on to the Great Unknown.
|And I will apologize for the photos...old house = tiny rooms = not a lot of natural light. We do the best we can with what we have here at Brandywine, folks.|
Recently, a sale was held at the home of Dr. Maya Angelou. She lived down the street and around the corner from me, and I thought it would be nice to have a little something from her estate.
I knew it was going to be incredibly crowded, so I decided to go very close to the end of the day. First, finding a place to park was nigh impossible. Let's just say I got all my steps in for the day. Then, I waited in a line for about
One of the books had a section authored by her,
all had her bookplate,
two were inscribed to her, and
all of them had the British connection! So despite having to wait for what seemed to be forever, I was happy with my score.