One man’s junk

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One of the things that I like about Paris is the randomness of you can just walk into. For instance, we wandered into a brocante, or rummage sale, in our neighborhood this week. There were literally dozens of tents along the street of the 5th near Metro Censier-Daubenton. Lots of silver, linen, books, carpets, furniture and mounds of knickknacks. In the end, we bought only a book for a friend because, let’s face it, we have our American pesos and can’t afford to buy anything in euros anymore. (It’s now equal to what the British pound was a couple years ago.) But I took photos of a couple of things that caught my eye, notably the enormous goddess and the creepy box of clowny puppets.

About katflinn

Kathleen Flinn is the author of "The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry," "The Kitchen Counter Cooking School" and "Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good." All are published by Viking/Penguin.

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