Month: August 2016

For years I have tried various shaving creams, expensive and cheap – except for XPEC since that’s around $80 a tub. I’ve narrowed it down to 1805 as my favorite go to shaving cream. Taylor of Old Bond Street easily …

Truefitt & Hill 1805 vs St. James Sandalwood & Bergamot shaving cream Read More »

I’ve been bitten by the Mount Everest bug – just the very idea of it – for a number of years. I worked on a sherpa-inspired work project a many, many years ago and that got me initially interested in the …

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek Read More »

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Incredible. What an awesome beater. The only thing I don not like about this watch is the concentric rings on the sub dials, because they reflect a lot of light which sometimes makes it look like there is a scratch …

Gerlach Enigma update Read More »

I’ve waited a day to try one of the Coffiest that arrived this week. I waited for it to chill in the garage refrigerator.  First thing. Opening is now a joy. You only need to remove the outer wrapper around …

Soylent Coffiest taste review Read More »

The number of times I frequent a CVS a year can probably be counted on one hand. CVS has been anti-Apple Pay for some time. But a barcode based payment system requiring a CVS application? I’m sorry but that’s pretty …

CVS Pay? Come on… Read More »

Holy shit. We learned the hard way not to buy faucets online. We’re now paying for it in both times and money.  We bought some vintage looking stuff with the labeled porcelin handles online because we couldn’t find them at …

Do not buy boutique faucets online.  Read More »

I’ve been a Soylent 2.0 subscriber for a long time now. Since April on subscription, I’ve been buying it for a while longer than that. Soylent has now come out with Coffiest – still 400 kcal but now with the …

Coffiest from Soylent. Caffeine costs $16 more? Read More »

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This past week has been hell for my wife and I as we made a move into our new home. We hope it’s the last move for some time, as it was mentally and physically exhausting. During this time of …

Soylent to the rescue… Read More »

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