Article Archives: What’s in the Attic?

One Man’s Trash . . .

The closets are overflowing, your two car garage won’t even accommodate your mower and you are strongly feeling the “urge to purge.” Don’t kick it to the curb, sell it at a yard sale! Sales are a lot of work, so make it worth your time and effort. Look carefully … Read More

Spring Cleaning

The days are growing longer, the tulips are in bloom and yard sale signs are popping up faster than the dandelions. Spring has arrived and you know what that means. Time to do some spring cleaning! This year as you refresh your home, remember that your antiques and collectibles need … Read More

Garden Art

No longer content with a lawn chair and a pot of geraniums, homeowners are taking their creativity to the great outdoors to turn their yards into unique works of art. Whether you have a decades old garden you are looking to spruce up or a home with little landscaping you … Read More

Lava Lamps

What do an accountant, an egg timer and the science fiction classic, Doctor Who have in common? They each played a part in the history of retro phenomena that we call the Lava Lamp. The invention of this 1960s classic is attributed to the work of Edward-Crave Walker, a British … Read More

Now You Know

The best part of writing this column for the past 19 years has been hearing from you, the readers. Your questions arouse my curiosity, challenge my memory and send me scurrying to the computer for research on a regular basis. It was my greatest fear in starting this column that … Read More