Author Archives: Robyn Austin

I’ve lost my marbles …

I’ve heard it said there are two reasons people buy antiques – they love what they collect and want more of them, or they are in it purely for the investment and potential profit.

Are we there yet?

Every time I fill up with my little Honda with gas these days, I cringe at the prices. When I’m driving the minivan, with its 20-gallon tank, I can almost physically feel the pain at the pump. Is there an end in sight? Regrettably, not likely this summer.

Digging deep for those roots

With the late arrival of spring in Wisconsin, landscapers and gardeners are hoping for pleasant weather this Memorial Day weekend to get some behind-schedule yard work completed.