Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Trading a paperclip for a house?

Has anyone out there in blogland heard about this story? I found it utterly fascinating!

Blogger's quest ends with keys to house
Montreal man vowed to barter one red paper clip up to a new home

By BRIAN BERGSTEIN

Updated: 3:10 p.m. ET July 10, 2006
Taking a paper clip and turning it into a house sounds like a cheesy magic trick or a phony instance of resourcefulness on the 1980s TV show "MacGyver."

Kyle MacDonald, however, has pulled it off.

One year ago, the 26-year-old blogger from Montreal set out to barter one red paper clip for something and that thing for something else, over and over again until he had a house.

On Wednesday the quest is ending as envisioned: MacDonald is due to become the proud owner of a three-bedroom, 1,100-square-foot home provided by the town of Kipling, Saskatchewan. MacDonald and his girlfriend, Dominique Dupuis, expect to move there in early September.



You can read the full article here.

I would honestly think that this kind of thing could never happen, but here it has! It's amazing what you can do with a blog, huh?

Now.......I wonder what I could find to trade for a house?.......hhhmmmmmmmm

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