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Most of my flickr images are scans of things I collected over the years.
I lived in the Mission district of San Francisco in the 1980s, within walking distance of many thrift stores. I also went to the flea markets on weekends. These were the golden years of collecting, before eBay changed everything. I have moved twice since then but still have a house full of stuff. Since I am now a "Recovering Collector", I enjoy sharing my weird things with kindred spirits on flickr :)

wackystuff grew up in Pennsylvania, the Ozarks of the North East. In 1976, he started a novelty button company and headed out to California, where he designed and produced thousands of original buttons, magnets, stickers, and cards. After living in San Francisco, then rural Southern Oregon, he sold his company (Ephemera) and retired to Victoria BC, with his Canadian wife.

wackystuff in 1957

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  • As We Wait Patiently for Oblivion by wackystuff
  • A New Subject for the Queen by wackystuff
  • wackystuff in 1985 by wackystuff
  • The Time Tunnel is Closed by wackystuff
  • wackystuff in 1957 by wackystuff
  • wackystuff by wackystuff

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    eyelust says:

    "its a huge pleasure in life to see what wackystuff posts.
    it's basically all great"

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    "a wonderful collection....i go on this contributors page every day...marvelous!!!"

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    "Happy Happy Joy Joy!"

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    "Wackystuff is a great swap host as well as a wonderful artist. He has a "very interesting" sense of humor. Love him bunches"

    February 17th, 2008

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