When you are rebuilding from A to Z, this stuff is X and Y, she says. Furniture and appliances are at the end of the list. But thats when youve run out of money and energy. Theres extraordinary need. The items will be on sale at her warehouse (731 S. Solomon St.) behind Mid City Lanes Rock n Bowl from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., August 9. It will also be open on subsequent Saturdays in August and possibly over the Labor Day weekend. Thompson already has commitments for donations of furniture from other four- and five-star properties around the country, including a Las Vegas resort. Some of those sales will occur in other locations. As changes are occurring in cable television and the upcoming switch to high-definition, many hotels nationwide are undertaking renovations based around switching to flat-screen, hi-def TVs. Thompson expects to get donations from more of such properties. Thompson is planning on setting up a school to teach skills in making and upholstering furniture. Visit her Web site for more information, a map to the warehouse and pictures of furniture for sale.