Bag Man

Apparently Kickstarter has decided I fit the profile of someone who wants the perfect bag. They may not be wrong. One reason why I love winter is I can justify wearing a coat. My favorite coat has a gallon in pocket space. I can carry ALL THE CRAP. Phone, novel, notebook, pens, change, receipts, camera, chargers, headphones,… Continue reading Bag Man

New Page: Teeshirts

I added a new page, Teeshirts, to this site. It joins my other pages: Reading, About Me, and Quotes to Make You Think. It documents my teeshirt collection from sites like Thinkgeek, Woot, and Threadless. Yes, I already track my shirts with photos tagged with the term “teeshirt” on Flickr or Teeshirts I Own Pinterest board. Unfortunately, people do not seem… Continue reading New Page: Teeshirts

Prom Signalling

“Prom season spending is spiraling out of control as teens continuously try to one-up each other,” said Jason Alderman, senior director of global financial education for Visa. “It’s important to remember that the prom is a high school dance, not a wedding, and parents need to set limits in order to demonstrate financial responsibility.” From Average… Continue reading Prom Signalling


        Research on gender and education suggests boys might compete to answer questions to show they are “better” than their peers in the room. You know like how they compete playing video games, athletics, etc. Geek boys strive to be the center of attention by having the rarest toys or knowing the… Continue reading Interesting

Black Is the New Black

When it comes to fashion I’m not the brightest candle. After all, my “style” has been the same since 2000 and regularly ridiculed by those have some sense. So it took me a whole week in Haifa to realize about half of the young women in nice clothes wore head to toe black and quarter… Continue reading Black Is the New Black

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New Outlook

Yesterday, I bought new glasses. Its not much of a change, really. Black wire rims. The arms are thicker and more plastic. Its the same professional look I was sporting with the last pair, but the lenses are smaller and closer to my eyes. The nose pieces ride higher on my nose. I likey. As… Continue reading New Outlook

Ethnic Tshirt Ban

A local school has banned teeshirts with “ethnic” messages. Does that mean that sports team jerseys like for the Indians or the Braves are now banned? Probably not.  

6 Pairs

Thought I would get some work done today. Has not happened yet. Did actually clean out my Inbox so Monday morning will not be as dreadful. Apparently, I am not really into shoes. I have 6 pair total (bought my 6th pair this afternoon). Of those 6, 3 were purchased by my father for me… Continue reading 6 Pairs