Original Owner of Jim-Denny's Estate Sale Jim Van Nort was best-known back then for being the heart of the famous Jim-Denny’s diner at 816 12th Street, Sacramento CA, with chrome stools, politicians, malt milkshakes, and delicious burgers.
jewelry, the giant jade plants and palm trees and statues by the pool. She’ll give up the grandfather clock that has greeted them most mornings, the things she thinks of when she closes her eyes, the smells, the sounds, the feeling of being inside this home. She’ll give up the army patches and the memories of her Dad’s; the old fire hat from when he wore it, the tools and trunks, metal lockers and primitive painted cupboards of her grandparents from long ago.
This giant of a man will give her new memories when they move to his new congregation to care for other families deep in Iowa. They’ll put their own wants and needs in the backseat while they care for families that may not survive without their assistance and love, their faith in God and belief of better days. For now, she’ll say goodbye, she will remember these items and the days they were used in her heart, for now, that will be enough.
Thanks for your company at our last sale in Roseville, your patronage and also thanks for the read.