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From the monthly archives: July 2010

100 Toy Soldiers $1.75

On July 19, 2010 By

Milton Levine was just a few years out of the military in the mid 1940s. He read in Kiplinger’s Letter that there were several ways to make big money—two suggestions were “plastic toys or bobbie pins.”

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$5 Onion Rings?

On July 17, 2010 By

Look,I understand everyone has to make a profit. But can we agree that there is just something wrong about a $5 onion ring?

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Roy and Dale On Sale

On July 17, 2010 By

Roy Rogers’ (1911-1998) beloved trusty steed Trigger fetched more than a quarter million dollars at a Christie’s Auction on July 14. Trigger, the King of the Cowboys’ Palomino horse was just one of nearly one thousand items put on the auction block by the Roy Rogers Family Trust.

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Roy and Trigger

On July 10, 2010 By

George Piper, an agent with Steve Cook Realtors®, sent an email to a few friends this week with sad news about the last round up for Roy Rogers‘s beloved horse Trigger. Trigger is just one of the items to be auctioned off by Christie’s during a very public sale in mid-July. Texoma has a special […]

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Redemption Stress

On July 7, 2010 By

Ordinarily, I’m not a clock watcher. In fact, I abhor clock watchers. But yesterday I was focused to the point of distraction on a 2:00 pm deadline set by Starbucks.

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