Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day

What does Memorial Day mean to you?  For some people it means watching a 5 minute parade, for others it means spending time with your loved ones, cooking out and enjoying a nice spring day together. When I think of Memorial Day, my grandfather and his generation pop into my mind.  WWII was an intense […]

The Beauty of the Bag Sale

Some of my greatest finds have been on the last day of estate and book sales. Everything you can fit in a grocery bag for $5.  There’s been numerous book sales where I go home with fifty or more books per bag.  That’s maybe 10 cents a book.  At that price I always make the […]

A Gift Idea For the Republican In Your Life

Regan and I went to a church rummage sale on Thursday.  These things are always a big mess with items piled all over the tables and elderly people sharpening their elbows to jostle each other for the best position. There wasn’t much of value there at all, but I did find this awesome Ronald Reagan […]

Vintage Bob Dylan and Simon and Garfunkel Posters

Regan and I spent a few hours on Thursday hitting the garage sale circuit.  We had several bummer sale stops full of children’s clothes and used toys.  We were almost ready to give up for the day when we found one really great estate sale. They had a lot of WWII era items, as well […]

This Charming Man Cave’s Very Own Blog

The special lady in my life has lovingly nudged me to do many things that I wouldn’t ordinarily take the initiative on. The biggest one recently was starting my Etsy shop This Charming Man Cave, which has been one of the best things I’ve done in a long time. Today she made the gentle suggestion […]