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8:35 AM sun is out in Ocean Grove. Firemen’s Park May 12, 2018, after a heavy rain in the early morning hours.   After 9 am, it was cloudy with some sun, so a day of eager shopping began. Blogfinger action photo




Sometimes, at the Town-Wide yard sale , a girl can find something fetching in pink to wear this summer. All photographs by Paul Goldfinger taken in Ocean Grove, Blogfinger.net © 5/12/18



Combining fun and bargains on Stockton Avenue in Ocean Grove..  Town-Wide Yard Sale. Blogfinger photo 5/12/18 ©



Probably the most unusual item for sale was this sitar at Eric and Gina’s home on Stockton Avenue. ©



Jean ran the sale at their home on Heck Ave., but Jack Bredin got to wear his Stones’ T Shirt which he got working backstage at that concert in the 1990’s. Blogfinger photo .



Some sellers featured artwork—paintings and photography.


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All kidding aside, what a deal! This was an unusual Saturday event: no parking problems; relaxed mood; meeting and greeting friends, and no kids. (well, there were a few,  one little guy bought a squeezable Obama head from us–he liked the ears.) Blogfinger.net


With 63 sellers  (a record)  and a nice turnout by shoppers as the day wore on, the yard sailors we interviewed agreed that the Town-Wide Yard Sale was a success:  a rewarding, fun, and social Ocean Grove happening—a neighborhood project by community minded residents.

As for the  weather, first you  say you do and then you don’t; then you say you will, and then you won’t; you’re undecided now, so what are you going to do?

Well, we all rolled the dice, stuck to the plan, and it was a fine fine day.


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