Monday, April 18, 2011


That's what we decided to call ourselves on this trip cause we were pickin' for the posh stuff. Well, if you happen to agree with chippy, rusty, metal and posh junk, then you know where we're at! This is me, Wed. A. M., all packed and ready to roll in these comfy shoes.Our very first stop. Isn't Janice a doll!
Now that's concentration!
Crossing into Kentucky. The whole trip, I rode shotgun and did what I was told!

Beautiful! Notice how much greener it is than in Il.
This is three days worth of snuffling out antique shops! While fun, It' very time consuming. Also, most of the shops we found had wares from 30 years ago, but we did manage to buy most of the wire, metal and white stuff that they had to offer.
On Sunday, we set up to sell at the first antique show in Burlington, Kentucky. Thankfully the sun was out and the day was pleasant, but windy. Janice and I were pretty possessive about the treasures we worked so hard to find, hence we were stubborn about our prices. We really didn't want to sell much here, instead we wanted to save most of it for our people in Il. We took turns shopping and JUST managed to squeeze more into her van! More great stuff for home!

Home, Sunday evening!
In another post, there will be pictures and tales of our favorite town in Indiana and the sweet dealers we met there.

P.S. Mindy, we were like Thelma and Louise! We tore up the miles, screeched into every mall we saw, intimidated every and all, (especially Janice) power shopped, (especially Janice, she was always waiting for me), and we did all this with no weapons! HA!

Rosemary, we looked and looked for that french carved cupboard you wanted. We would have taken a picture of it for you, but we didn't see even one! So sorry!

P.S.S. There were some really hilarious moments on this trip! You would really have had to be there to appreciate the levity. So if you 're interested in hearing the stories, just mention the words "fire station"and "flying money" the next time you see us!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Greys Lake was wonderful, great time with friends and the weather was warm and sunny. The GRRRRRR! part is because this was the only photo I was able to download. I really think I'm going to have to break down and get a new computer! My good pal, Janice K. and I are leaving this morning for a road trip. We're headed for Kentucky, and for the next five days we will go where ever our little hearts desire! YEH-HAH! We're leaving town with an empty van and hopefully coming home with a full one! We might also stop and shop, perhaps even sell, at the Burlington,Kentucky antique and flea, the first one of the season, on Sunday. So, will see ya'll later, and hopefully by than, I can download more pictures. Now I just have to hope that Janice K. behaves!

Friday, April 8, 2011


Now that my computer is up and running again, I'm back in the blogging world. I'm going to be sharing a space at Grays lake Flea Market this week-end with two great buddies of mine, Janice K. and Paper Pattie. I've been making some bird cages lately out of wire, orphan parts from lamps and such, and old silver plate or baking pans for the base. They created a lot of interest at Kane Flea Market so I made more. So we hope you stop by and say "HI". And if my computer continues to behave, I will be back soon.