SPOTLIGHT ON MEMBER ESTHER LANE (in her own words)
Losing My Job
I am a 59 year old woman with no degree. I thought I would retire with the job that I had until I received the phone call saying that they just eliminated my job. I had been selling my antiques, gifts and collectibles on weekends at shows and fleamarkets.
Leasing Fllea Market Space
I took a space at a fleamarket-2 full rooms which have spilled out into the hall ways. My goal was to cultivate the business and grow it so that when I retired I would have a good clientel that l built up.
Time To Find Open An Antiques Store
With the job gone I have to rethink my plan and have been working hard at doing the Antiques, Gifts and Collectibles full time. I am now actively searching to find some place to open a store where I can be open 6 days a week. I love where I am, but definatley need more hours than just the weekend. I have a lot of great and wonderful clients, and I know they will follow me wherver I go.
I Love Glassware and Primitives
I Love old glassware and primitive tools, they are my main focus, but have many other things to offer as well. I am hoping that when I find the spot I need I will have some out side room to add some