Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Blogger Turns Paper Clip into House

Blogger proves one red paper clip can indeed buy a house

( story and photo borrowed from CNN.com )

PAPER CLIP TO HOUSE

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.

Read the rest of the story HERE

HIS blog is HERE


6 comments:

dreaming-neko said...

i need one of those paperclips... :(

2 cents worth said...

I read the one in ur archives about them losing you packages...

U made me think of a very funny url, go see this: www.jingleshells.com

this could be David from TX or David from NM for that matter...lol
cheers

Rowdy Theologian said...

We used to do bigger and better hunts in my church youth group back in Junior High. We broke into teams, each starting out with a regular paper clip and within two hours we had a 10-speed bike and a nice picnic table. We then auctioned the stuff at a fundraiser. Real fun way to make a few bucks.

K. Restoule said...

The Problem is that the house is in Saskatchewan. I knew there had to be a catch.

Julee said...

Thanks for the link. I had heard the story a while ago but forgot about it. How cool is that? He got his house!

tammi said...

What a cool story.
I agree w/ dreaming-neko.I need one of those paper clips too!lol
I'm out of the hospital and feeling alot better ,so I thought I'd drop by and see if I've missed anything.
Too-da-loo...hugs...
T.