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Baby Boomer Selling His Life on eBay

A man in Western Australia has announced plans to sell his "life" on eBay -- an auction he says will include his home, car, other personal belongings and his job.

Ian Usher says he decided to put his life on the auction block after he split with his wife of five years. The baby boomer says the auction will include his $400,000 home, his Mazda 929,a two-week trial at his job in a rug store and an introduction to his friends. The only thing he says he isn't selling is his name.

Usher says the auction is planned to June 22 and last for seven days on eBay. He says he hopes to net at least $500,000 from the sale.

Now, I have to say I'm curious about a few things here. Did his ex just walk away without asking for a dime? Whatever happened to something called a pre-nuptial agreement? If my fellow baby boomer was so upset over the break-up of his marriage, why didn't he do everything he could to work things out? Re-creating the honeymoon magic in a place like St. L…