Buying and Selling

Guide to Buying Cheap Rimless Glasses Online

Eyeglasses are one of the only “accessories” that society allows a guy to wear. I’ve always admired how they showed my intellect. Every time I see a friend with a pair of nifty glasses, I want to try them on to see how they would look on me. In the past, I’ve often wanted a fake pair. Maybe they would come in handy at a job interview to make me look smarter, more skilled, and more mature in the eyes of my potential future employer. Little did I know that I would actually need these medical devices!

Aging Eyes

It all started out when I had trouble seeing the signs on the road. At first, I thought, “DPS should make bigger signs!” Then, my sister pointed out that it was not hard at all for her to see the letters. We compared what signs we could and could not see and I realized that my years of long computer use finally caught up to me. I tried on a pair of my friend’s glasses (who had the same vision as me) and I exclaimed, “I was blind but now I see!” It was an epiphany-like experience like I was living in a whole new world.

Rim-less Eyewear

glasses_marchon.jpgRight then and there, I decided that I needed eyeglasses. But not just any glasses! No, no! Fashionable glasses! I bought framed glasses at Eyemasters … and returned them in two weeks. I wanted the rimless variety, not that cheap semi-rimless knockoff. Rimless glasses are one of the hottest styles in the market. Too bad that they are also one of the most expensive types to make. To obtain a decent pair, the optician must drill very precise holes into the lens. The lens also has to be made of polycarbonate plastic or it will very likely shatter and/or scratch. These two requirements coupled with their popularity of rimless eye wear set prices back at least $300 retail price!
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April 18th, 2007 | 25 Comments | Buying and Selling, Internet, Rants and Raves, Reviews

Important Free 411 Information Phone Numbers for Your Cell Phone

There are many times when I’m out and about that I think that I could really use my laptop and Internet access at that very moment. Like, what’s the phone number to the wonderful India Palace restaurant. What time does the Wal-Mart Tire and Lube close? And can I get this item cheaper online? Don’t get me wrong, I could just buy a wireless capable PDA. But, I don’t really want to spend that much money on the equipment and the service. I mean, WiMAX - let alone WiFi - is not omnipresent yet. It’s not like Visa “everywhere you want to be.”

You say, when I need a phone number I should just look in the phone book. Phone books are so archaic 1980s! Hello? We have the Internet now! Plus, who wants to walk in a place of business and ask for it? You might as well ask for directions to the place as well!
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April 12th, 2007 | No Comments | Buying and Selling, Miscellaneous

Tips and Tricks in the Quest of Searching for Cheap, Low-cost Airfare

airfare_loading.jpgThe Winter Christmas Holiday is long gone. Many people, like me, were not able to go on vacation to a warm tropical resort, a cold high-rise city, or just a small town with old friends and family. Not to fear, summer is just on the other horizon! Spring break just passed and many people are starting to plan their summer vacations.

What about my summer vacation? I don’t have any cash. I would like to go to the Barizo Family Reunion but it’s too expensive! One thing I’ve learned about travel is that you have to be savvy when looking for cheap airfare. Below are a couple of tricks I’ve found successful in getting a great deal on a plane ticket.
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April 5th, 2007 | 19 Comments | Buying and Selling

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