Spring Equinox – Easter 2019

It is 6:05 AM on Sunday, - Easter - April 21st. The Easter baskets are out, eggs have been hidden throughout the house and I'm waiting for the household to wake up. As for me, I woke up at 4:00 AM and this time actually got up. I put the dishes away, cleaned the few [...]

My Oakley Sunglasses

Oakley sunglasses, along with a great pair of sneakers were the coolest accessories back in '95. Unfortunately, this is the time when prices for both sunglasses and sneakers shot sky high. In the '80s a pair of Chuck Taylors and any old cheap sunglasses would do. But the '90s were different and companies had figured [...]

A Trip to the Circus

A few weeks ago my wife showed me a few free children's tickets to the Garden Bros Circus she had gotten somewhere during her usual routines. My kids had never been to the circus and I think I've been only once in my life although the only memories I have are just flickers and could [...]

Journal Entry – 4.12.19

It is 5:30 AM on Friday April 12th, 2019. The first few months of 2019 has been nothing but colds and fevers but luckily not the flu in this household. I'm now on my third cold and getting tired of this. It is true what they say that you don't have anything if you don't [...]

American Scam

Ever since I came back to the USA in 2006 I've always felt like I'm under constant assault from businesses trying to separate me from my money. Do you want this service, that service, can I upsize that for you, have you heard about our whatever. To top it all I decided to quit the [...]