AMBER SIGMAN/For the Chronicle
Norma Brennan works twice a week at Howard’s Flea Market to supplement her Social Security.
At 82, working keeps her active


Amber Sigman

For the Chronicle

Twice a week, Norma Brennan climbs into a taxi cab for the 19-mile drive to Howard’s Flea Market.

She isn’t there to shop. She’s there because she wants to eat.

At age 82, working is something she has to do.