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November 04, 2021


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You have violence-prone umbrellas in your state! (I have a few, but my trusty 1972 college one is still working!) Make sure John tells you about not nodding your head or raising a hand at the auction: I think that means you want to bid on it. Maybe they'll have an umbrella! Linda in Kansas


I've never been to an estate sale, I know my mom was fond of those too. I'll be curious to hear how it goes and please take a nice pic of your omelet! I'm sorry to read about the cats, I've never heard such mutual animosity. (I grew up with a succession of cats on our farm, all indoor.)

I envy your weather, I like rainy fall days and we have NO RAIN in Pittsburgh for the next week--Margaret, you get everything! :^)

Ally Bean

Cat Shifts? I am laughing. I don't care much for estate sales either, but breakfast out would be nice. If the bribe works, go with it.


I have an umbrella in my car but I rarely use it. We rarely get all day rains so it is easier to time trips between rains.

One positive thing about estate sales is it always leaves me feeling great about my house which didn't have the piles of junk crammed into it that I'm looking at the estate sale. I like going to estate sales that have nice things but they are rare anymore. The kids often pick through them ahead of time so all that is left is the junk stuff. Even if I attend one where that hasn't happened, I still rarely come home with stuff because I don't want to add clutter to my house. If anything, I will bid on consumable things like books and such which I can get rid of later on.


Those trees are gorgeous. All our leaves have fallen now, sigh. Only six months until we have leaves again.


Oh wow! Your fall colors are gorgeous! Ouch with your finger though. I sure hope it heals quickly.


I remember that fall was absolutely stunning in Maine. I'd never seen the likes of it before. So MUCH vivid color everywhere! BUT, it only lasted about two weeks, tops. Brilliant color, then the leaves were on the ground and the snow was falling. All within about two weeks.

Estate sales can be interesting, because I like looking. Not necessarily buying (rarely), but looking at stuff and imagining them as the taste of the family can "tell" interesting stories.


Breakfast out is just about the best thing. I prefer it to a more elaborate dinner. I hope your outing plus breakfast goes well.


The trees are so beautiful. Ours are just now starting to turn. I'm not a fan of the rain so that forecast would have me a little down!


The colors are still beautiful there. Ours are LONG gone now, and raked up and hauled out into the woods.
Ohhh, how fun to hit up an estate sale...Little bit jealous here ;-)
Dang on your finger from the umbrella. I rarely take an umbrella with and if I do, I am certain to leave it in the car.
My Daycare kids and I watched a video on the Weather Channel from WA state with roads flooded and fish were going over the highway. It was quite funny to watch

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