You Wanna Make $530 the Hard Way?

Well, we had the infamous yard sale this weekend. We had a great showing based on the Craigs List post and I think that between all of our friends, the property made about $2,000. Fortunately, our neighbor had a big estate sale on the same day which drove a lot of traffic.

The day started like this:

By 10:30 or so we were looking like this:

By 12:30, we were sick of negotating with yard sale people and simply wanted to get stuff out of our house.

We were in the car, fish tacos and chivalas were calling us, so everything left was free.  The old Chinese man in the picture above took an entire box of punk rock CD’s and cassettes.  It was great.

We felt that the day was successful though, we netted about $500.  Not bad for 5 hours of work, but it could have been a lot more had we CL’ed the whole thing.  The nice part was that everything was gone in a matter of 5 hours.  No dealing with strangers showing up at your house late and all the headaches associated with selling something in CL.


Leave a comment

Filed under Funny Things, General Thoughts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s