One With the Junk: Behind the Scenes of “The World’s Longest Yard Sale”
Stretching from Michigan to Alabama, “The World’s Longest Yard Sale” is 690 miles long. When we sent our reporter to western Ohio to drive 130 miles of it, he found more than he bargained for.
Unsung: The Sears Wish Book, a ghost of Christmas past
The first Sears Christmas Book, in 1933, was a modest 87 pages. It offered fruitcakes and Mickey Mouse watches and live canaries. By 1968, the catalog had ballooned to 608 pages, and sold quilted robes and copper fondue pots and Electric Football games. That …