The Healing Power of Touch

One of the greatest pleasures of adulthood is having the autonomy to spend your money as you see fit. This past years’s isolation led many people, including myself, to examine where the line of their wants and needs converges, and then buy the shit out of everything they could possibly want. Peloton had a banner … Continue reading The Healing Power of Touch

Retail Therapy for Temporary Agoraphobes

As I shifted from the desk I set up in my kitchen to the couch fifteen feet away after I finished work today, I was struck by how I hadn’t stimulated the economy yet today. Hadn’t stimulated anything really. So I sat down on my couch and thought of all the things I “need” in … Continue reading Retail Therapy for Temporary Agoraphobes

Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

Politics have always been a touchy subject when large groups gather, your family at Christmas is no different. You are either trying to mediate your aunts Marge and Martha as dredge up shit from high school to use as ammo as to why the one or the other is super fucking wrong for not donating … Continue reading Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

A year ago my nearly 10 year old Acer, purchased at Costco post college, saved its operating system to a disk I had forgotten in the CD drive for years, rendering it dead and all files gone with it. Six months ago, the transmission of my 2009 Nissan Versa, purchased 59 months prior, gave up … Continue reading Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

I recently took a promotion at my professional bank job so maybe it's time I put my industry expertise to work for you people. For those of you who have never had your wallet stolen or dropped it in a parking lot of an outlet mall, take your practical, yet fashion forward, wallet chains and … Continue reading When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

How to Decide if You Need a Doctor

If you are anything like me deciding whether or not you need to see a doctor is harder than dropping half your annual salary on a vacation or changing your career path in the middle of being super successful.  I hate visiting the doctor despite working for one on a regular basis.  I hate visiting … Continue reading How to Decide if You Need a Doctor