Category: I Want Stuff

My Updated Christmas Wish-List

I told someone recently to immediately forget the past. I wisely said, “turn the page,” and, “who you were yesterday and whatever you did or didn’t do, really has no impact on tomorrow.” It ain’t easy, but it’s true. For example, my whole life… Continue Reading “My Updated Christmas Wish-List”

I Want Stuff, Part 5: Blue Light Blocking Glasses

It’s not so much “I want stuff” …but “I have stuff.” And my BLUblox blue (and green) light blocking glasses that I wear before bed might be the single best purchase I’ve made in a long, long time. Recall, I’m obsessed with quality sleep. I’ve… Continue Reading “I Want Stuff, Part 5: Blue Light Blocking Glasses”

I Want Stuff, Part 4: Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Not sure if this is Dad Stuff, Self-Improvement Stuff, or just an old-fashioned I Want Stuff post. I’m obsessed with quality sleep. I feel if I get 7 hours of sleep I’m Superman. If I get 6 or less, I’m Wile E. Coyote –… Continue Reading “I Want Stuff, Part 4: Blue Light Blocking Glasses”

I Want Stuff, Part 3: Ash & Erie Because I’m Short

I have a confession. I’m short. My father was short(ish). His father was short. Three uncles on my mother’s side are short. I have 3 short older cousins. My other grandfather stood 5’4″ I hear. And no matter how I comb my hair .… Continue Reading “I Want Stuff, Part 3: Ash & Erie Because I’m Short”

I Want Stuff, Part 2: I Have a $100 Visa Gift Card

Am I the only 47-year-old man that goes into a tailspin when he’s given (or wins …ahem …yes, I won!!!) a $100 Visa Gift Card? It’s like gold. It’s found (won) money that can’t be deposited into a bank. It can’t be invested. It… Continue Reading “I Want Stuff, Part 2: I Have a $100 Visa Gift Card”

I Want Stuff, Part 1: Father’s Day 2020

This whole pandemic shelter-in-place don’t-go-to-work too-much-family-time is very tough for all of us? Ya know what would lift people’s spirits? Getting gifts, that’s what? This Blog feature is a life lesson for my 15-year-old son. Back at Christmastime, his mother and I asked for… Continue Reading “I Want Stuff, Part 1: Father’s Day 2020”

Don’s Best-Of 2016 – Phone Bag and Ear Buds

Here we are 10-days into 2017 and I think it’s about time I start reporting on my best-of 2016. A lotta people compile lists in December but never stop to think the best-of might still be yet to come. It was for me. For… Continue Reading “Don’s Best-Of 2016 – Phone Bag and Ear Buds”