Wah Wah Wah Economy

I don’t know why so many people are complaining about President Obama’s management of the economy. According to our best available indicators, America’s black market is booming. What more do you want, bank accounts, credit, 30-year mortgages? I mean, really people! Aren’t those pretty much the things that got us into this mess in the [Read More…]

Pillow Talk

This question is open to anyone who wants to answer it, but I think the ladies will have the real insight here: What is with all the pillows on the bed? Who decided that looks good, and why? I honestly do not understand, and would like understanding. [Read more…]

Candy for the Fox News Crowd

In this era of ideological niche marketing, somebody should launch a conservative candy line called Now or Later, to remind the kids about scarcity, tradeoffs, and the fact that their parents aren’t made of money. [Read more…]

Fast Food of the Future

Not sure whether to file this one under a bucking-the-trend story or slightly ahead of the curve. Food carts are everywhere these days. Three taco trucks have even found their way to Lynden this summer. Also ever-present are stories about regulators harassing food carts at the behest of local restaurants that don’t want the leaner [Read More…]

Enter Napping

It took a bit of doing and some help but I finally got the hammock up today. Since it is my first hammock, I decided to go big. The thing is solid. It has a heavy frame, wheels, etc. and can carry 400 pounds. Lowe’s would have assembled it for $10, which would have been [Read More…]