Category Archives: Auction

Auction challenges

A lady who sold some items at my last auction called last week wanting to bring me more to sell. I asked if these items were similar to what she had brought me previously. When she said they were I … Continue reading

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Serving others

For the past few days I’ve been preparing for an auction tonight, 9/25. Seven consignors have brought me items to sell ranging from gold and silver jewelry to primitives to tools to furniture to household items. This will be the … Continue reading

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Variety makes auctions fun

Since I do not collect anything I have little interest in attending a speciality auction. I worked for another auctioneer once who had an auction that sold nothing but comic books. I got sick looking at comic books! While these … Continue reading

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Letting go

Earlier this week I had a call from a lady who had stored her father’s belongings for several years after he had moved in with her family. She said she was tired of paying rent to a storage facility and … Continue reading

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The Pain of Downsizing

As the Baby Boomer generation (my generation) continues to age many of us find it necessary to downsize. Our dream homes are fast becoming nightmares due to the size of the home, the amount of yard we need to manage, … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

I apologize for not writing lately, but I’ve been quite busy. I had two auctions in the past couple of weeks along with my responsibilities at the church. The first auction was a consignment auction that featured a lot of … Continue reading

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It’s OK to Have Fun at Work

We had a great time at our auction this past Tuesday evening. Not only did we sell a lot of really great items, we had a lot of fun doing it. I have four people work the auction ring while … Continue reading

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