Happy Birthday Duke Kahanamoku – Inventor of Surfing

Posted on August 24, 2015

Duke Kahanamoku didn’t actually invent surfing, but he brought the sport from Hawaii to Australia and the US.  A champion swimmer, Duke traveled the world giving swimming exhibitions. But his true love was surfing and thanks largely to his efforts, the sport became quite popular. You can honor Duke’s birthday with a great Hawaiian shirt from Continue Reading »

Ho Nelly! It’s Almost College Football Time

Posted on August 23, 2015

  One of my favorite college teams is perennial powerhouse Florida State. If you are a fan of the Seminoles, click here to see this great necktie featuring the FSU logo.  Show your pride at work or anywhere with this classy way to support your favorite team. (Just don’t show this post to any of Continue Reading »

Is it Art? Or is it a Yard Sale?

Posted on August 16, 2015

We meet a lot of interesting people at yard sales. Sometimes, they’re just cleaning out their stuff, but often they have moving sales. And their destinations are often quite exotic. The lady who so artistically displayed her dolls around a tree in the photo was moving to Sweden. Many times people are moving to California or Continue Reading »

Tap Dance Your Way Into Her Heart!

Posted on August 13, 2015

Just like the suave and debonair Fred Astaire does with the lovely Eleanor Powell in this clip, you too can impress the girls by tap dancing. The first thing you have to do is get a pair of tap shoes. By a lucky coincidence, Johnny-Sells has a pair of Leo’s tap shoes, men’s size 11 to Continue Reading »

The Philosophy of Matt & Nat

Posted on August 4, 2015

Matt & Nat is a company in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that makes fine apparel and accessories for women. We recently sold one of their vegan handbags to a nice lady in MIssissippi. As I was preparing the bag for shipment, I noticed the small paragraph featured in the photo. This paragraph sums up the philosophy Continue Reading »

RIP Billy Pierce – Ace White Sox Lefty from the ’50s

Posted on August 1, 2015

Billy PIerce died the other day at 88 years old. He was a left handed fast ball pitcher who played for 18 years with the Tigers, White Sox and Giants in the 40s through the 60’s.  He was a two time 20 game winner and threw 38 shut outs. He was really, really good.  He Continue Reading »

This is Not a Hobo Bag

Posted on July 31, 2015

This gentleman is carrying his worldly belongings in a bag attached to a stick slung over his shoulder. In the old days, he would have been called a hobo and his bag would be a hobo bag. But times have changed and now a hobo bag looks like this beautiful Coach Legacy Red Leather Bucket Continue Reading »