I’m whooped! The back aches from all the driving and I have a garage full of treasured finds that will need to go through some intense cleaning tomorrow.
The old guy, my friend, Cathy, and myself spent the day traveling West on US-12 for the annual Heritage Trail Longest Garage Sale. It was our first time and we’ve already discussed plans to attend next year’s sale.
I drive an Equinox so space is at a premium and we make every inch count. It takes a lot of skill to load so much stuff into such a small space but we’ve got this.
The old guy was relegated to the smaller portion of the split back seat as Cathy and I manned the front – me as driver, and she as spotter. We make a good team and the old guy tends to find the good stuff we miss so it all works out.
We were told the crowds were lighter today than Friday and Saturday and it sounded like the vendors all really enjoy the weekend and the crowds.
Did you see those windows in the back seat? What a find! Enough for a class – six, six-pane windows and they’re in great shape! It will take a few buckets of hot soapy water to be able to see through the glass, but then they’ll be already for a great class.
And mirrors; the old guy spotted so many beautiful mirrors. I think we came home with at least four and they’re all just gorgeous and very, very old. The silver is worn off one or two in all the right places; can’t wait to get them cleaned up to see what they really look like.
At our very first stop Cathy found a large coffee table (similar to the run she ran over recently. Yep; she really did – just ask her about that one).
We met some really nice people along the way and seen some things we just can’t un-see. It was a really enjoyable day and the weather was perfect.
Cathy and I prefer to eat where the locals hang out instead of the typical chain and a lovely couple manning a sale recommended Saucy Dog’s Barbecue in Jonesville. The place was really hoppin’ and once the food arrived we realized why! Casual dining but really good food – with homemade potato chips!
As long as I get a lot of cleaning done tomorrow you’ll find the new stuff moved into the Studio come Wednesday. I’ve got the perfect mirror for you!