Simplify

Life is complicated. Can I say 1000 words with a photo? What if I put words in the photo? Mind blown, I know. At any rate, in the ongoing effort to simplify my life (one blog post at a time) I decided to trim down the old wardrobe to just the best and brightest. What…

Oubastet’s Wager

Thousands of years ago, man was the dominant species on this earth. Horses, camels, mules, dogs, all manner of beasts bowed to his might. Man tilled the earth, brought forth grain for beer, raised cattle for meat. There was no species considered greater than man, for man had conquered all. Then came Oubastet’s wager. Oubastet…

Sometimes You Get Lucky

Though it’s been many a year since I wrote my first article about thrift stores, they’re still one of my favorite places to shop. Sometimes, it’s like all the stars align to grant you a deal of a lifetime. Today was one of those days. My good buddy and I had decided to stop in…

You are Buying This for Life!

The economic potential of amateur pc computer resale has changed, almost completely disappearing since I wrote “Live For Free” (LFF), and is declining for apple computers steadily.  This makes a direct sequel to LFF unlikely, as it would need to be about computer and electronics repair.  I’ve had my current development laptop for about 2 years now,…