Orange dots on a field of blue. The perfect socks to applaud FC Cincinnati's first win of the season. But, more interestingly, this particular pair triggered a conversation about what exactly defines the ubiquitous Polka Dots. Most everyone who saw these today made gliv reference to polka dots. But, is that just because of dots? … Continue reading QIWAT: Is It Dots Or Is It Polka?’
At this point, we’re 25 days into October. That’s 25 days of being surrounded, saturated, completely inundated with seasonal products boasting the much-beloved—and at this point ubiquitous—“pumpkin spice”. In fact, pumpkin spiced “stuff” has become such a bedrock of October (especially) and parts of November that I imagine most of you, upon reading those words above, immediately … Continue reading Questions I Want Answers To: Where are we getting all these delicious pumpkins?
Because I’m an Old Guy now, it seemed to me that I should have some Old Guywear. Nothing as frightening as Pat Boone shoes or mid-chest-level pants or anything. But you know, maybe something a dude who was trying to pass himself off as being moderately mature might wear. You know, like a sport coat … Continue reading “Portly” and the ghost of a “Husky” past
In case you missed it, word on the street is that Pope Benedict XVI, who rocks a not-unimportant role in the view of the world's one billion Catholics, woke up yesterday with a bit of a case of the Mondays. But where the rest of us have to deal with the start of a new … Continue reading Questions I Want Answers To: Do popes get exit interviews?
As I was waiting at my usual coffee shop this morning for my usual 744-oz iced Americano – what? I need the caffeine. It's the only thing keeping me alive at this point – I noticed a small note on the cash register that read, "We now have Almond Milk." Well, OK. They have almond … Continue reading Questions I Want Answers To: What the shiny blue hell is ‘Almond Milk’?