I love the clearance rack, mostly because I’m cheap and they tend to put the big guy clothes back there. Most clearance racks are filled with both extra small and extra large — the marginalized in our society — and I must say I’ve found some good deals. On New Year’s Eve, it was Old Navy blazers. You know, the kind that CEO’s tend to wear with jeans. I like blazers because they have pockets that are nowhere near my bum. Also, it allows people to see you as they want to see you. “Oh”, people exclaim, “That Pastor Adam dresses up, kind of” or “Oh, that Pastor Adam Shops at Old Navy”. That way, you get the best of both worlds. Buying things I could not otherwise afford: this is the beauty of the clearance rack. Not so beautiful, however, was the new pullcord I got for starting my snowblower. The old cord broke… some kind of snowblower accident… so I needed a new one. I won’t fill you in with the details, but I will say that even after taking the engine housing apart and getting the new string in place, things are still in disarray. So I say this: don’t buy from the clearance rack at Ace Hardware. Take it from me, a self-proclaimed clearance rack junkie.