|1934. It's not a real Webster's Dictionary-- and it says so on the title page!|
|Outside the Blind Tiger|
|Inside the Blind Tiger. $4 Abita on draft. On the beach!|
At the antique stores I found again and again something truly antithetical to the market. Or maybe not. Or maybe folks are delusional.
The antique stores had mostly over-priced things in which I had no interest. I like pottery and silver and silver plate and
I was excited to see that dictionary-- even though it wasn't a real Websters' edition, it would have filled a gap in my dictionary collection. I even went so far as to call Miss M to do a spot of research. As she was answering, I was approaching the counter to ask if the "$20" was correct. Simultaneously, M answered and the lady said "yes" and I laughed and hung up on M.
In what universe it this dilapidated truly crappy falling apart worth not even a dollar old book worth $20?
Just because a book is old doesn't make it worth money, Hon.
We've enjoyed our anniversary visit to the Coast. And I'm happy to say that although the fishing left something to desired-- we didn't catch many-- my little excursion turned out to be a great success.
|I've long prided myself on my ability to pack 10 pounds of |
Na. Let it go.
*Fleabag. This is a fishing tradition. What do you require of a room where you sleep when you go fishing? Not much.