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Question and Answer Time

One of my favorite parts of writing this column for the past 20 years has been the interaction with you, my readers. You arouse my curiosity, challenge my memory and send me scurrying to the computer for research on a regular basis. It is always my intention to answer each … Read More

The Thrill of the Hunt

The subzero temperatures and frozen water pipes got you dreaming about those wonderful days of spring garage sales? No need to wait! Saturday, January 13th (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday, January 14th (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) The Greater Indianapolis Garage Sale and Marketplace returns to the Indiana … Read More

Top Collectibles for 2018

With the holidays behind us, and the promise of another three months of Hoosier winter ahead, collectors have turned their attention to indoor markets, auctions and mall shopping to satisfy their need to acquire. The lack of 80 degree days may slow some, but for the serious collector the cold … Read More

Lighting the Way for Santa

Christmas, more than any other holiday, seems to lend itself to tradition and the memories of good times with family and friends. We each have those special things that we hold dear. For some it is caroling or visiting the live nativity at their local church. To those of us … Read More

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

From old hippies to young hipsters, vintage vinyl is topping this year’s Christmas list for music lovers. Classic albums from 1950-1980 are available in a wide range of prices and genres of music, but before you start your shopping it is wise to know what constitutes a good deal . … Read More