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By Drew Truitt
Associate Editor 

Florida Pickers: On . . . or Off Your Rocker


Last updated 11/6/2019 at 3:06pm

To rock or not to rock. That is the question.

I wish I could say I vividly recall my grandma knitting in her rocking chair as a prominent childhood memory.

But I can't. Neither of my grandmothers knitted, and neither one rocked.

Or did they? Chances are pretty good they actually did rock because for hundreds of years rocking chairs were considered "the most popular furniture," according to

Nearly everyone had one; nursery, glider, spring, swivel, reclining, porch or patio are all various types of rockers that would be designed for a particular place or space.

If yo...

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