and – here’s where it gets really delightful –
Also enjoyable -- that semi-literate addendum extending the loan. It contrasts nicely with the law clerk’s more polished wording and penmanship but I guess it got the job done.
There is, of course, no reason to hold on to this but I couldn’t bear to throw it out, so I posted it on eBay ten days ago. As the folded document fits nicely in a one-stamp envelope, I even offered Free Shipping.
There was just one bid, there’s just one person in the world who wants this, and today they found him !! He lives in
My Paypal account (so handy for Internet shopping) is all of $5 richer. And -- over the years I’ve had a few interesting chats with eBay buyers, so I emailed this guy to ask if he is by any chance a banker or lawyer who might want to frame this and display it.If you’re not using eBay, you’re missing some fun and games. Trust me – it’s user-friendly. If I figured it out you can too. I never even had to consult a grandchild.