Saturday, February 21, 2009

So secret you can't find it

Mitchell Donaldson and I had our own museum when we were in sixth grade. In the shed in his backyard we had a carefully curated collection of detritus like heart shaped sticks, a German licence plate, and a big wasps nest. We actually had some clearly lost and misguided tourists stop by when we were at school one day and I still wonder what kind of explanation his wonderful mother gave them.

Far more fun stuff at the Secret Museum sale today. Kip Normond has a great eye and there was an amazing mix of retro and vintage classics. I took home a 1940's bouncy horse and a set of big bongos. How bad did I want that deadly metal playground horse shown above? Pretty bad