Monthly Archives: January 2008

Getting a “New” car

It’s time for us to get a “new” car.  “New” is in “Quotes” because we’re actually getting a “slightly used” or “not new” car.  “Very used” may be another option. The big question we’re dealing with right now is how to … Continue reading

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I wrote something and I get a prize

I don’t know what the prize will be, but I was promised a “Detroit Free Press” gift pack.  Cool.  On a whim I submitted a “caption this” for a picture they ran last week.   So now I get some … Continue reading

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Finally… the iPhone

Ever since Steve Jobs did the big reveal, I’ve always wanted an iPhone. I was hooked on the first day (they had me at “hello”) because of its extreme functionality, combination of all things e*, and that happy logo that’s … Continue reading

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Lightly Salted Peanuts

I’m not only a big fan of the clearance rack; I also enjoy store-brand stuff instead of paying for the big names like Charmin*, Fresh Step** and General Mills. Nothing like saving a buck on the off-brands. I figure…why get … Continue reading

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Clearance Racks & Snowblowers

I love the clearance rack, mostly because I’m cheap and they tend to put the big guy clothes back there.  Most clearance racks are filled with both extra small and extra large — the marginalized in our society — and I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year(s)

Whether you celebrate just one year or several at a time — happy new year(s). 2008 promises to be an epic journey. Every year has its challenges and possibilities, and this is no different. What I do with ’08 will … Continue reading

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