Some people might think it's a little morbid or give them an odd feeling to go through the personal belongings of a stranger. Doing dishes at my sink tonight the thought struck me that one day after I'm gone people might come into our home and someone might pick up the very bowl that I had just washed and want to buy it for a buck or two. Is that an offense to me? No. I'd be glad that someone might enjoy the things that delighted me, that is, if my children don't wish to have any of my junk.
That's the funny thing, we go to these estate sales all the time. I ask the person running it if there are children living and don't they want anything here? The answer is invariably the same: they don't want any of it, "it's not to their taste." Here we are today with people like us going through their things and discovering new treasures for ourselves or others to use and enjoy. So...
This hair dryer belonged to the former lady of the house. Don't you just love it? Can't you picture her sitting at the kitchen table with her hair in curlers sipping some tea and going over her errands and chores for the day?
|1950s or 60s GE Deluxe Hair Dryer with Bonnet|