Monday, November 10, 2008

the society of st. vincent de paul





do you notice anything odd about these monkeys? I think it's really neat that someone somewhere had the creative inkling to fabricate a monkey in a color most people would never even imagine. this is but a small sample of what you may find at the society of st. vincent de paul. it's a great place to go for household items and clothing for bargain basement prices. I was surprised to find out st. vincent de paul was originally founded by six university students in paris. there are a few of these thrift shops on long island, if you would like to find one, please go here.
also, if you'd like, check out some other odd shots hosted by katney's kaboodle here.

15 comments:

mrsnesbitt said...

Hi Lily, thanks for visiting my blog. The pie filling was pork. My favourite pie is a chunky steak...infact I am just about to go to hubby's workshop armed with 2 warm pies.

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
I can feel the inches piling on around my waste. LOL!

R and J said...

May-be the ape-maker has colour blindness?

RuneE said...

Must be some monkey-business here!

Aileni said...

I had thought Vincent de Paul was purely Irish. I have learned something... thankyou.

splummer said...

Hi!
Like your Odd Shot! I really like that blue monkey. Thanks for stopping by my place. Take Care!!

Sherrie

Pietro said...

Lily, I like a lot your photos of shop windows: they are always so warm and inviting.

Dragonstar said...

Those monkeys are fun! I hope they make a lot of money for St Vincent de Paul.

diXymiss said...

You never know... There just might be blue monkeys deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest?

ThanX for visiting. Your "groovy baby" comment (said with Austin Powers' accent, of course) made me smile.

mari said...

A blue monkey! love it! I'm inspired!

Gattina said...

I agree with "runee" there must be some monkey business, lol !

Katney said...

You can sometimes find very odd things at St. Vinnie's.

Lydia said...

That's news to me about the beginnings of St. Vincent De Paul. But I am aware that they've done good work for many years. This photo really caught my attention. I was feeling a little "down" but those monkeys lifted my mood. Thanks!

Lily Hydrangea said...

mrs nebitt, those pies looked delish!

r&j, that could very well be!

very funny runee...

Hi Aileni.

thanks Splummer

thank you too Pietro, and for stopping by.
; )

wouldn't that be great dragonstar?

It's true dixymiss, that coulkd very well be. & I am glad you had a chuckle.

mari, when I first read that you were inspired I thought, oh good, I can't wait to see what you have in store for us next!

Hi Gattina!

& thanks Katney for hosting this!

Hi Lydia, wow! these monkeys are doing double duty. I'm glad you got a little lift, us humans need those little lifts as often as possible.

Ming the Merciless said...

Those monkeys are so cool. My nieces in LA has half a dozen or so that they link together to form a chain around one of their bedrooms.

Hey Harriet said...

We have St Vinnies here also & I love rummaging around all the stuff. I've yet to find a monkey as cool as that one though! I'll keep rummaging!