Category Archives: Reviews

Zubits vs Klöts: Say Goodbye to Tying Your Shoelaces

I’ll be honest, I don’t like tying or untying my shoelaces. Typically, I would just leave them tied relatively loose and them over time abuse the shoe by getting in and out of it without touching the laces. Why? This may be too honest, but frankly, at the time of this post I’m overweight and my gut gets in the way and it’s not at all comfortable. There has to be an easier way, right?

Turns out there is, and the answer is in a custom closure. Sure, you could get some Velcro closed sneakers, but what if you want to try and maintain the sneaker look and snugness and get the ease of getting in and out of them without touching a shoelace? What if it is not a sneaker at all? Enter two options I’m going to quickly compare: Zubits and Klöts.

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Truth in Cereal – Photo Evidence of Portion Sizes

I’ve had a nagging curiosity about why you may choose one cereal or another for weight loss. There is enough selection that you will enjoy multiple brands, so maybe you go to the Nutritional Information and realize it’s about 10-20 calorie range between each cereal. You also think that 3/4 of a cup portion size is about right for what you eat in the mornings. Well, all of that is not true, and instead of telling you why, I think pictures will speak volumes here.
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OpenStage Theatre: Anton in Show Business (Oct 2009)

It’s amazing the lengths I go for theatre… no, scratch that, OpenStage theatre. If this was a Mastercard commercial…

  • Ticket: $14
  • Parking: $1
  • Gas: $5
  • Seeing an OpenStage performance: Priceless

Friday afternoon I decided to do something better with my Friday night and reserved tickets to see “Anton in Show Business” at 8pm on October 9th, 2009. I grabbed my fedora and my trench coat, and off I went after work, leaving Broomfield and grabbing some cash before the drive. The way up greeted me with snow flurries, not yet sticking to the road. Winter, in early October. sigh
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