A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Sunday, November 10, 2013

American Pickers

I had intended this post for Monday morning so you could watch it that night.  But the TV people went and did a schedule change to the series and it showed last Wednesday, unbeknownst to me.  My Tivo recorded it and I only discovered it yesterday.

For those of you who may watch the television show America Pickers, the guys will pick a place I went to last year.  It is in Mullinville, Kansas.  Just by seeing the content of this man's "art" along the roadside, pretty much convinced me at the time I didn't want to spend anytime visiting him.  Well after seeing the program I know I made the right choice.  He is a cantankerous 84 year old man.  Funny though, Mike and Frank enjoyed him.  Here is a link to the post I did on that place.  The first two photos are not of the place.






6 comments:

Carole M. said...

no doubt there's a lot of thought behind most everyone of those "things" ...

s.c said...

What a human can achieve when he set his mind to it. I have learned that there is always a balance in live. The higher you achieve on one side the lower you go on the other. I can't prove it but saw it to many times in my time working as an architect.

biebkriebels said...

Yes I remembered your post,you certainly made the right choice!

TexWisGirl said...

i remember that place. i am glad you didn't give him any of your time. some of his pieces made me very uncomfortable.

Randy said...

There is plenty to see.

Felicia said...

Maybe they just pretended to enjoy him.