Hikin' Dad

So I enlisted the aid of a buddy of mine and we went to an REI garage sale at my local store.  The two main reasons I purchased into the REI membership was for the 10% dividends every year and access to the garage sales.  Well the dividends are automatic so long as I spend money in REI so check in that box.  However the garage sale was not all I hoped it would be.

After reading about good deals people had gotten in the past I was pretty excited to go to my first one.  I will say that the atmosphere and sense of community (however small) was pretty awesome, I didn’t feel like it was going to be a Wal-Mart black friday event and it was pretty orderly (even if we were in the first 10 people there and were given the wrong tickets so ended up back…

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