Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Yerd Sale

3 or 4 years ago, on one of our regular weekend flea marketing trips south of Portland, we were coming back on Route 1 after hitting the Cascades outdoor flea market outside of Saco/Old Orchard Beach.

The utility pole at the corner next to the Dairy Bar in Scarborough is frequent host to homemade yard sale signs all summer long. This weekend was no exception. On the pole was a large cardboard sign written on with black marker. In large letters, it proclaimed, "YERD SALE"! To this day we wish that we had been brazen enough to take it, or that we had a camera with us in the car, because few people believe us that such a strange thing really existed.

We will never forget you, Yerd Sale.


EelKat said...

I live just around the corner in the Ross Forest, about a 5 min walk from the Cascade Flee Market (no longer in existance, may it rest in peace)

LOL @ Yerd Sale!

I'm afraid I never saw that one!


EelKat said...


I know the post on which you speak... our yard sale signs used to grace it back in the 1970's