|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