An occasionally updated chronicle of estate sales in the city and suburbs of Chicago.

"It's such a guilty pleasure..." Lynne Stiefel, Pioneer Press

Monday, May 10, 2010

Nothing Much In Schaumburg

Just this past Saturday I spent an entire day chasing estate sales with very little to show for it in terms of photos or stories to share with you.

I suppose you could say that boring houses imply boring lives, and you might be right.

There's nothing particularly funny -- or interesting -- about somebody's devotion to one religion or another.

No one visits these sales -- or this blog, for that matter -- eager to find old televisions and broken-down furniture. And yet, sometimes that's all there is.

I drove all the way to Schaumburg for this sale, only to discover yet another bed piled high with musty afghans, faded promotional t-shirts and used linens.

You know what I just remembered? It was in a townhouse complex. Suddenly, it all makes sense.

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