Don’t buy this sweater

It’s a truthful generalization to posit that most of us have no problem recalling how much we have paid for our possessions. We have no problem recalling what we have purchased versus what we put on our ‘wish lists’ and receive as gifts. We have no problem identifying a product’s brand or how beautiful an item is perceived.  What perhaps we find difficult to name: an item’s life expectancy. Continue reading

the pursuit of happiness

While in the brief stint of living in the real world and taking a hiatus from blogging, I’ve really been trying to find ‘happiness’ with the spare time I’ve come to know without working until 2 AM for the newspaper. We’ve all read the tried-and-true quotes that can direct you to happiness, but they all leave something to be desired. Continue reading