OK guys, I have a fashion/function conundrum for you. I'm officially an office worker in a business casual office. But, my job entails spending a fair amount of time in environments where gloves,…Continue
"Wear a polo or camp shirt with jeans or a camp shirt with shorts. T-shirts are too casual for first impressions. Bring zoo appropriate gear (water bottles, camera, snacks, sunhats, etc). Save the flowers for occasions…"
"I assemble my own arrows. I'm not going to say I make them because I buy the components and glue them together myself. In regards to spine, there is a considerable variation in the stiffness of the wood, and you will need to make or…"
"As much as I would like a distressed leather or waxed canvas "dress" briefcase, and a cheap Rothco for "field" work, I'm having a hard time working out the logistics of two bags. I'm afraid that the pragmatic…"
"Check out eBags.com for a mind-numbing variety of business cases/bags. The site has fairly extensive filtering capability. Personally speaking, have had success with the house-brand - well thought-out designs and durability, for the…"
"You need to clean. Straight and simple. Also, unless you're a gym rat, dirty laundry doesn't stink that bad. The main culprits are in the kitchen and the bathroom. IMHO, prepackages scents are like icing on a cake. If the cake is bad, the…"
"David and Monte - Filson makes great stuff, but at $300 it's more then I care to risk. I'm not exaggerating about the dust and oil coated surfaces.
Corey - I had not considered laptop bags previously. I know Ful, Targus, and Wenger make…"
"I agree with David. I've had this bag for over 10 years. It has travelled the world with me, including some not-so-nice places. It is scuffed, but showing the charactar of age. I wouldn't trade it for any…"
OK guys, I have a fashion/function conundrum for you. I'm officially an office worker in a business casual office. But, my job entails spending a fair amount of time in environments where gloves, earplugs, and safety glassses are required.I need a briefcase, attache, or messenger bag that's nice enough for office casual environment, but can be taken into environment I mentioned above. I'm not plunking a $$$ briefcase down on a dust and oil coated surface.I need the ability to stuff a 3 ring…See More
I've been working in a department store (Belk) inside of a mall for almost three years now. I've never had any security problems and I've always felt safe up until last Friday. I departed from school around 2:20 and I arrived at work at 2:40pm for my 3 o'clock shift. Belk employees have to park on the third floor of the parking deck which I've been doing. On this particular day, the deck was a bit fuller than usual due to the Easter weekend so I parked in the very back of the deck against the…See More
"I can't remember if I have mentioned this before, but there is a book that lays the groundwork for such a question and it was by an author called Barry Fells. He posited that there were many groups here in what we call the United States…"
"There has been no era that the following era did not think was oppressive. 100 years from now, they'll think we are all backwards asshats, too. How exactly, is hard to discern. But asshats in their eyes, we will be.
I was having a conversation with a woman today and I made a positive comparison to the style and composition of women in the Antebellum South. An African-American lady overheard me speaking and became extremely angry that I made a positive reference to a time when her ancestors were enslaved. I asked her if she thought the bubonic plague was the only thing going on before the European Renaissance, then I asked her if taxes would be the only reason an American would have stayed loyal to Britain…See More
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