Showing posts from April, 2018

Memes Do Not Move Us Ahead - #NoMoMemes

Lefties use 'em.
Righties do, too.
Russian bots use 'em - as do me n you.

NOT ANY MORE FROM THIS BOY. Memes can kiss off.
Imagine, if you will, an internet with no memes. Close your eyes - inhale for 4 seconds - hold that breath for 4 seconds - exhale for 6 seconds. Repeat. Now imagine your daily internet-social media experience sans memes.
One of the driving forces behind the internet was to foster communication. It was supposed to open a world of possibilities - broaden our horizons - instead it is narrowing our scope to the point that we express ourselves in tweet size bites of sarcasm. We sum up hugely complex issues with one or two short sentences juxtaposed on a picture(s) that PROVES OUR POINT.

Touche. Game. Set. Match. For MY side. I won - we won - we won. Who can dispute the irrefutable, solid as a rock, uber-genius line of shizzle our side just laid down on that issue with that bad ass, rockin' meme? My meme is better than your meme - my meme is better than your…

US Made Jeans - Dearborn Denim Won Me Over 10% Off Coupon

I like to buy things made in the US when ever it is possible. Is it going to change the world? Nah. Is it going to save American jobs - well, it sure can't hurt.
Like just about everyone else on Facebook, I had seen tons of ads for Dearborn Denim, a jean company in Chicago. One day I figured I might as well try a pair. Clicked on the link, read about the company, bought a pair of the Tailored Fit Dark Wash - they look like this:

They arrived a few days later and at first I was a bit put off because they were lighter in weight than my Levi's (made overseas) and my Duluth Trading Company Ballroom Jeans - the other pair of jeans made in the US I own. (I blogged about the Duluth Jeans: Click Here.)

In fairness, the Dearborn Denim jeans are made with some stretchy stuff in addition to just cotton, so of course they would be lighter. They are 78% cotton with some polyester and a wee bit of spandex.

For once in my life I read the label in something BEFORE I messed it up. The label su…