Back in February, Antiques Roadshow, one of the most enjoyable pastimes a man like me can enjoy, mentioned an Owensboro man by the name of John Thompson! And, tonight, PBS's new series, "History Detectives", has the results of a search they conducted for the man who owned these pistols.
Last night Debra and I were watching Antiques Roadshow, one of the most enjoyable pastimes a man like me can enjoy, when two minutes in to the show it was announced that it was imperative that they find an Owensboro man by the name of John Thompson! I know what you're thinking and no, not THAT John Thompson!
As you probably know, my wife Debra and I are big fans of Antiques Roadshow. We like to watch the reaction people have when they are told what their item is worth. It is especially irksome when they say, “Oh” or “Hmm”, “Really?” when the dingy, dinky little picture or blanket they have is worth fifteen thousand dollars. Many a time Debra and/or I will yell, “I couldn’t sell that fast enough” when