Post 267: It’s Not Polite to Stair

Have you ever bought a house, only to discover there was not way to get into or out of the place? I’ll bet the first thing you did was turn to Craigslist, right? I mean, after you sued the former owner who made off with the elevated walkway and possibly the realtor who didn’t notice, either. Lucky for you, if you live in Canada, help is available. Continue reading

Post 261: Holiday Fashion

Happy Labor Day, folks! After today, everyone except Californians will be wearing black and navy shoes and packing away the white shoes and sandals. Fashion is a tough taskmaster, especially as we head into the Holiday Season. Columbus Day. Lief Erickson Day. Halloween. Veterans Day. Thanksgiving. Black Friday. Faux Fur Friday. Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day. Festivus. Chanukah. Christmas. Boxing Day. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Continue reading

Post 257: Looks Nothing Like T. Roosevelt

A real, authentic Coach bag in excellent shape could be sold for close to the original cost of a brazillion dollars. Likewise, an authentic Rolodex watch can be jacked and then sold on the slightly less legitimate market for as much or more than you can buy one in a store. People are often looking for the resale value of items when they buy them. Continue reading