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From Picking Cotton to Turning Down $700,000 Offers

I met a 92 year old man today.  He was having a moving sale.  His daughters and their friends were actually running the sale and he was overseeing the operation.  His family had lived in the house for 60 years … Continue reading

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Frat Boys Break the Table

Several years ago, we used to sell for other people. A nice lady named Bobbie was one of our customers. She was downsizing to a smaller apartment after her daughter went off to college. Bobbie had a lot of high … Continue reading

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Why We Always Include a Packing Slip

There is a controversy among some online sellers about including packing slips with purchases.   Some sellers think they use too much paper and toner.  Others complain that the customer has all the information online anyway.   Still others consider the practice … Continue reading

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Oh, The Humanity!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYb4GawpwVw This is (er…was) the long time home of the Gall family on Eddy St. in Chicago.  You could never find nicer next door neighbors.  But, as Bill Hislop (of “Muriel’s Wedding” fame) would say, “You can’t stop progress!” The house … Continue reading

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