The first house I owned was in Algonquin, Illinois, which is why I am featuring this Buffalo Park (Algonquin, Ill.) matchbook cover up for bid on eBay.
Those difficult years in Algonquin where made even harder by the fact that I had to communute from Algonquin to Franklin Park each day to earn a paycheck. Still, there is some nostalgia for the place, which is why this little piece of ephemera caught my eye.
If you'd like to own this matchcover (perhaps you once had a house in Algonquin, too) click the link and place your winning bid. It is enough for me to simply feature it, I won't be trying to snipe it at the last minute.