Category: Things I Have

Washing Machine, 3 Week Update

Remember how I was getting a new washing machine and was worried about (a) not having a center agitator, (b) having too many computerized features, and (c) getting a large capacity washer that would waste too much water? Remember? I’m here to tell you… Continue Reading “Washing Machine, 3 Week Update”

Am I Breaking Up with Adidas?

My shoe brand defines me. I can clearly pinpoint the start and end of my shoe brand eras. 1973-1981: Whatever Mom picked out 1981-1984: Kangaroos & Reeboks 1985-1991: The Nike Era begins 1985 – Canvas low-tops 1986 – Air Jordans (Georgetown Hoya edition) 1987… Continue Reading “Am I Breaking Up with Adidas?”

Is There a Proper Way to Launder Your Clothes?

This week, when my 13-year-old daughter asked, “Dad? Will you do a load of laundry for me?”  I said to her, “do you want me to show you how to do laundry?” She said, “sure,” and so I showed her. My method is handed… Continue Reading “Is There a Proper Way to Launder Your Clothes?”

Neoprene Sleeve

My iPhone doesn’t have a case. Never has. Never will. I like to keep it in my front pocket or back pocket (or any pocket). The problem with that is, something will scratch it. Maybe the keys. Maybe the denim on my jeans. Maybe… Continue Reading “Neoprene Sleeve”

Let’s Talk About My Underwear

Do you ever think we live in a world where we dwell on the importance of things that aren’t really important? I’m about to Blog about two competing underwear brands, and I’ve Blogged about pillows and headphones, and I get obsessed with these things.… Continue Reading “Let’s Talk About My Underwear”

My Headphone Obsession

The start of my headphone obsession stems from the fact I hate the standard issue iPhone earbuds. I love all things Apple, but hate the earbuds. They’re hard plastic, hurt my ears, the sound quality sucks, and using them makes me a conformist and just like… Continue Reading “My Headphone Obsession”

So Much Goin’ On, It’s a Joy

So much goin’ on, I don’t know where to begin. So let’s just cover two things. First, I might’ve made a poor decision when I recently bought a pair of jeans. They’re Levi’s. Good. They’re a 30-inch waist. That’s freegin’ awesome. Yes. I’m bragging… Continue Reading “So Much Goin’ On, It’s a Joy”

Lung Update, or I Might Be a Hypochondriac

It’s been four years since I saw my Pulmonologist and I’ve had some ups and downs with my lungs and my coughing. I remember his words four years ago when he said, “you’ll always have this and it could get worse, but it probably… Continue Reading “Lung Update, or I Might Be a Hypochondriac”

A Man of Principle (I am Not)

Remember how I was all like, “I want black running shoes,” and made a big deal about it? Let’s just say one man’s black shoe is another man’s grey-black-and-neon and blue-orange. Both pairs were on clearance at DSW and the New Balance 850s will… Continue Reading “A Man of Principle (I am Not)”

Bedphones

Remember when I wrote that “I Won Christmas?” I made such a bodacious claim because I asked for a buncha utility items for Christmas and it wasn’t really a vanity play. What are “utility items?” Because I’m an old man, it means I’ve started… Continue Reading “Bedphones”