Friday, September 24, 2010

A Visit from the 19th Century...

...on our own street. The elderly gentleman pushing the cart will sharpen your knives and scissors blades for a nominal fee. The cart holds a grinding stone operated by a foot pedal. He's been coming here every few years as long as I've lived here; he looks the same now as in the mid-1980's. Cool.

1 comment:

  1. this is such a nice convenience and a great way to keep things instead of needlessly throwing them away.

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Slightly Belated Remembrance of Dad's 98th Birth Anniversary

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