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Teddy, Terri, and T.J.

What better for an inaugural post for this blog than a post about one of my favorite things in the whole wide world -- teddy bears!   I should preface this by saying that I am a thrift junkie.  I LOVE to thrift.  I am not able to do it currently because of the lockdown in Ontario but usually I am in my local Value Village at least once a week.  And I also love to research my items when I thrift them, as you'll see in this post. One thing I remember from my childhood are the Dave Nichol Insider's Report teddy bears.  I did not have these toys as a child (probably because I don't think there was a Loblaws supermarket in my area), but I knew others at school who did.  And one of the sections in Value Village that I love to check out are the stuffed animals.  So when I saw Teddy in the stuffed animal section several years ago, I knew that I had to have him.  About a month and a half ago, before the lockdown, I was lucky enough to thrift Teddy's wife, Terri!  However, I knew