• Some say the antique syndrome surfaced to offset the newness of the land, the homes, and the settlers. Some say the interest was initiated by a desire to return to the roots of yesterday. I contend the entire movement to acquire antiques was born out of sheer respect of things that lasted longer than fifteen minutes.

    Erma Bombeck (2013). “The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank”, p.26, Open Road Media