: what a buzzkill looks like :

Do not be fooled. Long pants look harmless, but they suck the life out of everything. Biking, for example, devolves from exhilarating to desultory in trousers. Everything does. Wearing shorts, on the other hand, brings freedom and reckless abandon. We’re more carefree in short pants. Seriously. Shorts reduce stress. Clothing often has that affect; what we wear influences … Continue reading : what a buzzkill looks like :

: helen keller could’ve seen this coming :

Anyone could. Fall isn’t exactly sneaky. The clues are everywhere: it’s colder and darker and, oy, the damn leaf blowers never stop. (While we’re on the subject, why does every leaf blower sound like the Tilt-A-Whirl?)Autumn comes tripping along about this time every year, like clockwork. You can set your calendar by it.* So, I’m … Continue reading : helen keller could’ve seen this coming :