I was reading a fascinating string in vintage clothing where people were sharing about why they like what they collect. One collector /seller spoke of how she should start selling something she has but could not bring herself to. I thought I would share something about attachment. I love anything vintage so I have lots of different type items at home and in my shop. Last night I came home at 11pm to find an order for 7 items from one person. Yipee! But the strangest thing is…Continue
For some of us I truly think that vintage is in the bone. Two stories to illustrate.
When I was a boy, my Dad would take me to work with him on Saturdays. He worked for a construction company, and many Saturdays were spent at the "shop", the offices, repair shops, and storage area for the construction company.
The storage yard was filled with old trucks of every description, as well as old transport…
Killer Stuff ands Tons of Money: An Insider's Look at the World of Flea Markets, Antiques, and Collecting is now available in paperback, with a spiffy new cover image. For the story behind the new cover, visit: …Continue
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I headed to town yeaterday. I live in a rural area where a trip to town usually means multi tasking. The reality is you never know what is on my schedule. I could head to one of the boxstores or the doctor or even the library. The real surprise yesterday was that I didn't go to Goodwill. That is unusual. I was searching the net for something today and came upon a string of conversation that started with information on a glass type. It jumped from that to "Don't tell me you found…Continue
My mother is no longer with us but will live in my heart forever. She passed away September 9, 2008 at the age of 87. She had suffered from dementia with lewy bodies. Her happiness was her home, being surrounded by her "pretties" and her privacy. This disease took that away from her.
My mother's greatest gift was her unconditional love for my brother, sister and…Continue
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