Sometimes I will find an item at a client’s house and I will need a moment to consider whether it is truly weird enough to warrant an entry on this blog. Other times, it’s as crystal-clear as the waters of … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Art, Chatchkes, Naughty Bits, Utterly Useless Things, What Is It?
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I have many clients who are geeks. They self-identify this way. I have been called a geek, too, and that may be true. I do go to science-fiction conventions, and can quote many Monty Python sketches by heart. So it’s … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Collectibles, Comics, Home furnishings, Office Supplies, Toys
Tagged alien, art, box, ceramic, chatchke, Comics, Light Saber, Shakespeare, Star Wars, toy, Yoda
I noticed this little guy when I went to use the bathroom at a client’s house in Jamaica Plain. He’s about two, two and a half inches tall. For scale, note the dog hair surrounding him. (No finger-pointing here; I … Continue reading
This came from a client’s home in Newton. It has pressed flowers in it, and the kind of gold lettering that’s usually reserved for labeling mailboxes. When I first saw it, I thought it meant, “Happy birthday, Jesus!” But then … Continue reading
I found this fabulous work of art at a yard sale in my neighborhood. I realize that this was not something that turned up while I was organizing, but it was weird enough that I felt that I needed to … Continue reading
This adorable creature was found in Newtonville. My client tells me she made him as a child. He is certainly scary. Fortunately, he has no legs, so he can’t chase you. He’s being kept, of course!
Last September, I had a booth at Arlington, MA’s Town Day festival. I have noticed that many businesses’ fair/expo booths tend to be pretty dull and corporate-looking, so I wanted something amusing and eye-catching that would draw people in. I … Continue reading