Before my finances got all out of whack and I had a steady stream of disposable income, I was able to take part in a couple cheap group breaks.
Now, normally, I give each of these their own post, but I’m not going to. Neither resulted in anything for my player collections anyway, so each [...]
I’m sure all of us have been in a budget crunch situation multiple times in our lives. It’s only natural to see cash ebb as well as flow. I’m in the middle of an “ebb” cycle, and I’m expecting to stay firmly there until at least after the holidays.
That means no buying new cards. [...]
Sorry about the delay in getting this last box posted. I swear it wasn’t a suspense tactic, just a combination of a heavier than usual work load and an unexpected social life.
Why delay things any further? Hop in car, we’re driving to a little town known as Hit City, population: YOU!
It all [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve done anything card related, so what better way to jump back into things than with a good old fashioned group break.
This has been in the works for a while. I bought these boxes months and months ago. I think it’s finally time to share the wealth and bust [...]
And that’s not me speaking in hyperbole to get a couple extra clicks, either. Will you agree? I guess we’ll find out in a few minutes.
Not too long ago, Dutch Card Guy and I worked out a trade for some of my Topps Minis. He was working on the set and I was able [...]
One of the great things about trading is that you get to pad your binders will all kinds of wonderful new & old pieces of cardboard. One of the “bad” things about trading in the blog world is that they tend to come in waves, and an infrequent poster like myself falls desperately behind.
How about them holidays, huh? I hope everyone had a good and relaxing season.
You did? Great! Now get back to work!
The time to sit on your ass and enjoy doing nothing is over.
Grab a broom and help me clean up. No need to wait till spring. I got all kinds of folders [...]
When I say “small,” I don’t mean insignificant. Not by any means. Quite the opposite, actually. And when I say “Giant fan,” I don’t mean of us. No, no, no. I simply mean that a fan of the Baseball team from San Francisco, ARPsmith from ARPSmith’s Sportscard Obsession, sent over some smaller sized items in [...]
Why am I so excited about college basketball? A few reasons.
1) My Chicago Bulls aren’t likely to be too fun to watch until Derrick Rose returns from injury.
2) I think the college game is simultaneously infinitely more fun and infinitely more frustrating to watch due to the raw passion and hustle and lack [...]