There’s a lot in a name

The other day, I blogged about “What’s in a name?”

This morning I read an article that moved me to comment because it ties in with that “name” question. The article is about a Florida antique shop named “Wish You Were Here.”

‘Wish You Were Here’ antique shop named for lost son

If you’re a “sensitive type” and a parent like me, you may want to have a tissue ready before you read it.

It’s a great way to commemorate a lost loved one …

— Posted by Karen

Karen Knapstein

About Karen Knapstein

Karen Knapstein is the editor of Antique Trader magazine. A lifelong collector and student of antiques, she has written dozens of articles on vintage collectibles and their historical context. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Joseph, and daughter, Faye. She can be reached at