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Updated: 09/21/2017 01:42 PM



09/17/2017 AUCTION NEWS

Good morning, everyone;


Nope, I didn’t forget that yesterday was Saturday – I was just too darn tired to think and type at the same time. So I enlisted my “Dragon” (Naturally Speaking), but I found you cannot eat pizza while dictating (big bummer)!  I think the “Dragon” typed “didn’t your mother teach you not to talk with your mouth full?”)  I had a really weird week. How weird you wonder. Well, let me tell you: weeks ago I noticed that someone decided to set up housekeeping on my property. This “undocumented tenant” was supposedly buying the 14 acres I had sold to a friend (George) about 20 years ago. At first, there was just a camper. Then he put up a decorative fence – on my side, of course. When I told my friend Gary about it, he came over with posted signs, and he took photos. It is hard to describe how surprised I was when I saw the pictures! There were lots of decorative fences all over, a couple of big birdhouse, several small buildings and what looks like a tree-house platform, and even three unregistered vehicles. You can’t make stuff like that up, can you? Hopefully, everything will be gone in a week or two as he promised George and Gary, too.


Enough about weird happenings, here are a few jokes supplied by Sam (thank you, Sam!):

I went into the confessional box after many years of being away from the Catholic Church. Inside I found a fully equipped bar with Guinness on tap.  On one wall, there was a row of decanters with fine Irish whiskey and Waterford crystal glasses.  On the other wall was a dazzling array of the finest cigars and chocolates. When the priest came in, I said to him, "Father, forgive me, for it's been a very long time since I've been to confession, but I must first admit that the confessional box is much more inviting than it used to be." He replied, "You moron, you're on my side."


Paddy was driving home, drunk as a skunk, suddenly he has to swerve to avoid a tree, then another, then another. A cop car pulls him over as he veers about all over the road. Paddy tells the cop about all the trees in the road. Cop says "For God's sake Paddy, that's your air freshener swinging about!"


Finnegin: My wife has a terrible habit of staying up 'til two o'clock in the morning. I can't break her out of it. Keenan: What on earth is she doin' at that time? Finnegin: Waitin' for me to come home.


Just one more thing:  Please be extra careful with email regarding the Equifax security breach. I received several emails, but I did not open them. I use Pocketknife Peek that lets me read Outlook mail without actually opening it, and it shows the Internet Headers, too. This is an example: the message came from “Credit Score Check”, with a subject of “Equifax breach: is your credit compromised?”, and there are two links! When I dug deeper by looking at the Internet Header, it showed the sender as When I googled for country code “ML”, I found that it is Mali and that “according to Netcraft, Mali now has the most phishy top-level domain of any country in the world.”


ANnd that brings me to CLICK HERE to see what is coming up in auctions.


Have a really grrrrreat week!





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