22 October 2013

i bartered for the first time ever last weekend

// an elk antler //

// 1970's holiday garland //

// Bakelite bar set//

It turns out I'm really terrible at it. It was ugly. I'm far too non-confrontational to really give it a go. That bar set? I offered the guy two dollars below asking price, and I think he was so taken aback by my inability to barter that saying "sure" was all he could do to keep himself from laughing right in my face. But I was really proud of myself! And then I couldn't be stopped! Two dollars off the garland! Five dollars off the antler!

I think this officially marks the beginning of my life as a compulsive collector. And master barterer! Or mediocre to terrible barterer, but a girl can dream, right?

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