This chair is my one and only 'Craig's List' purchase. My daughters were always talking about the great stuff that they saw there. Well being very computer shy, I had never gone to the site. One morning this past summer I decided to check it out for myself. Since my area has very little population, I looked under furniture in Boise, which is about 140 miles from where I live. It had been posted for sale for $75.00 at 11:00 a.m. and it was now 11:20. I knew I had to move fast. I was able to reach the young man selling it for his mother-in-law who had just moved in with them. He was so gracious when I told him how far away I lived, but that I just had to have it. He said he would consider it sold and gave me directions to their home. Well, I jumped right in the truck and headed to Boise. On the way there, my 'wife of a cop' brain took over and I thought, you are just going to show up at this guy's house to get this chair. What if he meets you at the door with a chainsaw or something. I had myself really worked up for awhile. But my desire for the chair was greater than my concern for life and limb. By the address I had, I knew it was a large subdivision so I was pretty sure someone would hear my screams. I decided to risk my daughters life as well (she lives in Boise) and picked her up to go with me. The people were delightful and helped us load and tie it down for the trip home. I can't believe my luck, I got a great chair and was able to live through it. (amazing, considering the speed I drove to get to it)Do you know, I've never been on 'Craig's List' since.
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