Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Unit

     Thank you Chari at Happy to Design for another Sunday Favorites where we get to go green with our previous posts.  This is one of my favorite kinds of recycling.

Sunday Favorites

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Progress report on the list:  I am slowly but surely making my way through it all.  I am not sure why I thought this was a good idea.

I loved Lavender Chick’s idea of NOT putting something on the list until you do it.  I almost collapsed laughing when I read her idea.  That is exactly the kind of  thinking I love.

Now to The Unit.

     You know and I know that a powerful demographic of society, who can single-handedly impact world events, including national defense, has not yet been discovered or utilized.


     Who are these people, unknown to the general public?
Women and men who go to flea markets, garage sales, or simply pull  onto the side of the road, if they spot something interesting.


     Their special forces-like skills include:


*the ability to size up a situation , to do a sort of junk recon, without revealing that they are


*the ability, once triggered , to move fast, regardless of age or athletic ability


*the ability to grab with lightning fast movements ( although not a particulary social skill or a skill that wins new friends, it is extremely useful nevertheless)


*the ability to stretch small amounts of money into huge pay-offs


*and finally, the ability to mobilize quickly, with multiple offers from like-minded friends and family of-


"I'll drive."

13 comments:

Cass @ That Old House said...

I don't know who those folks are, but I'd like to go junking with them!

I'm right now spray painting a dresser and mirror for my daughter -- heirloom white! Well actually I am at the computer, which has inspired my husband to pick up the spray can. Method to my madness....
Cass

Frippery said...

Too funny,I want to be a member of "The Unit"!

Rebecca said...

I'm happy to be an ACTIVE MEMBER of this HIGHLY DECORATED (from all the JUNQUE)and SPECIAL FORCES UNIT!

Hysterical.

Rebecca

trash talk said...

I called shotgun first!
Debbie

Lavender Chick said...

I'm so glad to finally be a real member of something! I had no idea....

Lynn said...

The A Team in action!!!

xinex said...

Can I be a member?...Christine

Nancy said...

Very funny, I like the part of lightening-fast grabbing!

blushing rose said...

Would you get your foot off that GAS PEDAL!!, I'm running behind you, trying to catch up! Chuckle!

Love the writing. Have a beautiful week. TTFN ~ Marydon

Chari said...

Hi Laura...

So happy to have you join in with the fun of Sunday Favorites again this week, my friend!

Love this post...it's soooo true!!! Hehe!!! I also loved what you said about "going green" by recycling our past posts for Sunday Favorites! Never quite thought of it that way before...love that!!! Thanks for sharing this with us today...sure did make me smile!!!

Have a super Sunday, my friend!
Chari

common ground said...

I have an armoured vehicle especially equipped with large multiple side mirrors, because I can never see out the back! he he.
Debra

Dixie said...

I've got shotgun! when do we leave?!

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to show this one to Granny - :)

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