Like apple pie and howdy doo , the all american pastime of picking through stuff at yards sales, garage sales, estate sales and swap-meets satisfies our primordial urge to rummage. In the spirit of trickle-down-stuff, not all towns are created equal. The best sailing to be had is in the summer in mid-western towns like minnesota where folks take the whole big shuffle of stuff very seriously, almost a micro economy. In Miami the sport is not so much played out. Our summer is like their winter, people hunker down, sales are few and far between. Here it's the heat that keeps people in, and the price of gas. The thought of picking thru tons of stuff to find a gem that you didn't know you wanted is the very art of resourcefulness.