I prefer to think of myself as exceptional, and I suppose that I still am, at least technically. However, being unemployed doesn’t exactly make you unique these days. It’s been several years since I’ve lived below the poverty level. When I got my first job paying an Upper Middle Class salary, I decided to reform my years of tightwad habits … Read more

Bicycle hoarding

In this article in The New York Times, several of my favorite subjects intersect: bicycles, hoarding, mental health, and Canada. Do read, especially if you need encouragement to register your bike with your local municipality, buy a better lock, or pursue justice in the case of a stolen bicycle.

Selling my car

And now for a commercial message: I’d like to sell my 2005 Toyota Prius. It came with an upgrade that included Smart Key entry, rear and front side curtain airbags (aka “head SABs”) in addition to the usual front airbags, and vehicle stability control. It has 13,500 miles on it. I am asking $18,700. Great condition, passed its last state … Read more