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Yesterday I went to my first auction–as an adult–with my next-door neighbor; the one I like so much.
In this auction, there were several gardening items for bid including a glazed urn, three chimney pots, a very large concrete cherub, a large wire pig, many pieces of outdoor metal furniture, and some galvanized pails. 595 more words
My family is always kidding me about my gullibility.
For example, if a family member tells me something outlandish, like there’s such a bird as a Michigan peacock (Yes,this happened for real and, yes, I did fall for it), I’m very apt to believe them because of course, they wouldn’t lie. 173 more words
Minor league umpire Scott Chestnut enjoyed playing practical jokes. Once, he and fellow umpire Harry “Steamboat” Johnson were staying at the old Kimball House in Atlanta, Georgia, where members of the legislature were also staying, and Mr. 1,076 more words
Hoaxes, fakes, and other schemes are no strangers in the rare books world. Literary hoaxes may not always be easy to spot, but their motivations – money, prestige, revenge, and other personal gain – are typically straightforward. 53 more words