One-Ply Toilet Paper and Other Unexplained Phenomena

Life is full of unanswered questions.

It seems that there are just some things that we’ll never understand.

I’m not referring to ‘What is the meaning of life?’ or ‘Is there life on other planets?’.

I’m referring to things such as single-ply toilet paper.

For the love of all that’s holy, why was this product invented? Better yet, why do people buy it? When I mistakenly come home with a 12-pack of single-ply toilet paper, I look up and ask karma what it was ...

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What Makes Your Van Gogh?

I know art when I see it.

Recently, pranksters planted a $10 Ikea print in a Netherlands Museum and told visitors it was made by a Swedish artist named Ike Andrews. Note the first four letters of Mr. Andrews’ name.

Patrons were asked what they thought it was worth. Estimates ranged from 1,000 Euros to 2.5 million Euros.

I’ve heard of Euros, but I never bothered to learn how much one is worth since it would have to equate to American dollars to ...

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With A Toy Surprise Inside

I’d buy more products if they still put prizes in the box.

I used to tell my mom that I didn’t want a specific breakfast cereal just because of the type of prize inside the box, but that wasn’t being completely honest. She said that I was making the purchase about me and not about the cereal.

I can vividly remember walking down the cereal aisle and perusing each box of Froot Loops, Lucky Charms, Cap’n Crunch and Frosted Flakes to see ...

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Watch This

“There’s a sucker born every minute.” – PT Barnum

I’m continuously amazed at what people will buy.

The new Apple Watch made its debut this week. Prices range from $349 to over $10,000. Yes, you heard me correctly, $10,000. The $10K model is made of gold and only sold in fancy stores in Paris and New York. At least for now. I guess they won’t hit Wal Mart, Dollar General, and other places I shop until later.

According to Apple’s website, “In conjunction ...

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If You Rearrange The Letters, DMV Spells Hell

Sir? May I see your license, please?

As the line at the audiologist’s office began to grow behind me, I fished through my wallet looking for my driver’s license with the frustration and disbelief that only those who are OCD enjoy.

It wasn’t there.

I almost never lose anything.

I looked again. Nope.

“Ma’am, it’s not here. I’ve misplaced it,” I said, refusing to believe I had actually lost it.

Fortunately, coughing up a co-pay and an alternative form of ID got me in.

I flunked my ...

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