social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
Gabby Parsons
Oversleep? Hear what you missed on Jonathan & Kitty in the morning.. .

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


Who's up for 100 miles of garage sales?

It may be time for a road trip.

Rummage sale fanatics will be flocking to the Great River Road on the Mississippi River this coming weekend for 100 miles of garage sales.

No, not 100 garage sales. 100 miles of them in 15 different towns on the river, in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

I've been to some pretty major townwide sales before, in places like Cottage Grove and Evansville, but this sounds like the mother lode. I think it would be fun to bring a group and have a scavenger  hunt--we could try to see how many large inflatable crayons we could find, or perhaps the crappiest piece of garbage for the highest price, or the item you can't believe somebody would try to sell.
I was at a yard sale once and I noticed that some one was trying to sell one of those little plastic doohickeys that often go in delivery pizza to separate the pizza from the box (as pictured below). They said it was a Barbie table and they wanted ten cents!

And I bet with 100 miles of sales this weekend I could find at least one of those being offered up next to a broken VCR or a trashed copy of Barry Manilow's Greatest Hits.

More info about the 100 mile garage sale here.



Tags :  
Topics : Business_FinanceHospitality_Recreation
Social :
Locations : EvansvilleMinnesotaMississippiWisconsin
People : Barry Manilow


Share This: | More


 
04/29/2013 12:05PM
Who's up for 100 miles of garage sales?
Please Enter Your Comments Below
04/29/2013 3:38PM
Garage Sales
You are a garage sale-a-holic. I was never a garage sale kind of person. My Auntie Caroline and her daughter Ann used to write down every garage sale they wanted to hit when she lived in San Fransico, they would be gone all day and hit most of them. Ijust find that a bit boring, would rather get something new at a store where I know nobody owned it before although you have to wash it cuz other people tried it on, yuck.
04/29/2013 3:38PM
Garage Sales
You are a garage sale-a-holic. I was never a garage sale kind of person. My Auntie Caroline and her daughter Ann used to write down every garage sale they wanted to hit when she lived in San Fransico, they would be gone all day and hit most of them. Ijust find that a bit boring, would rather get something new at a store where I know nobody owned it before although you have to wash it cuz other people tried it on, yuck.
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
Discover & Download: Scars on 45
New from Scars on 45: "Take You Home"
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
Discover & Download : Zella Day
  This Week's Discover & Download is Zella Day - Hypnotic.  We have 50 download codes available this week!  Click the download picture and copy and paste one of the unused...
Read More
Grammy flashback: most awkward moment ever?
The Grammys always have their share of awkward moments and unusual pairings. But this one from the early 1970s is so awkward, it's amazing.  It's obvious John can't really believe he's being forced to read such cheesy...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
Discover & Download: Scars on 45
New from Scars on 45: "Take You Home"
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
Discover & Download : Zella Day
  This Week's Discover & Download is Zella Day - Hypnotic.  We have 50 download codes available this week!  Click the download picture and copy and paste one of the unused...
Read More
Grammy flashback: most awkward moment ever?
The Grammys always have their share of awkward moments and unusual pairings. But this one from the early 1970s is so awkward, it's amazing.  It's obvious John can't really believe he's being forced to read such cheesy...
Read More
Categories
Archives