Category Archives: Gadgets

Some Cheap Watches

One aspect about watches is, that most men believe a watch is one of the few items of jewelry we can get away with wearing. So, for us guys, watches are accessories that we can wear to express our personalities … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Gadgets, Hobbies | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Some Zip Disk Files

The old “iomega” Zip Drive and short stack of Zip Disks have been on my to do list for awhile. The obsolete disks contain a lot of old letters, memos, tax data, and miscellaneous files. Three of the disks are … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Gadgets, Hobbies, Hometown, Meanderings, photography, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Compensative Creativity?

Writing is a struggle when I must hunt and peck the keys. It’s physically challenging and mentally challenging. It took three or four moments longer than usual to tap out the first several words of this paragraph, today. The reason … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Contemplation, Friendship, Gadgets, Health, projects | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Enjoy An Antique

Karl once wryly stated that my house looked like a boutique. My boyfriend and I had just tapered off of a minor quarrel when he blurted it out. Comparing my living quarters to a boutique was not meant as a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Gadgets, Hobbies, Hometown, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Shopping Carts

I once interviewed Luke, the manager of the neighborhood Hy-Vee supermarket for my afternoon public service radio show. One of the few memorable bits of information was the costs of shopping carts. Luke stated that they range in price from … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Gadgets, Meanderings | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Ultraviolet

I came across my old portable black light in a desk drawer this week. I cleaned the corroded battery contacts then put in some fresh AA batteries. The gadget worked like new. It emitted the desired level of ultraviolet light. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Gadgets, Hobbies, photography, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Kitchen Range

Every year or so it’s time to slide the electric range away from the wall and out of its cubby hole. There’s usually dust and cobwebs to clear away. I also whisk away dust and debris from the rear and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Gadgets, Hometown, Meanderings, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments