Category Archives: PERSONAL ANECDOTE

February 24, 2011 – Headphone t.

As I’ve blogged about before, I love my collection of t-shirts. And this one, which simulates a pair of headphones worn by a DJ…is one of my favorites. But, I went back to my “rule” about tees I love – … Continue reading

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December 16, 2010 – We all have our VICEs.

If you’ve never seen VICE magazine, check out an issue. These books are both “best of VICE” collections. One, a collection of some of their best articles. The other is the best of their DOs and DON’Ts collection where they … Continue reading

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November 22, 2010 – Notes on giving. And on the word “meta.”

My favorite word is “meta.” My other blog is kind of a “meta blog.” That is, a blog about other blogs. So…with that explanation, today’s RID is a meta-RID. A RID about ridding. Someone gave me this book to encourage … Continue reading

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November 4, 2010 – Manhattan.

A good Woody Allen movie always makes me laugh. But looking at this DVD today, reminds me of an interesting part of the RID project. Like Woody, I’ve got to let past mistakes be in the past. Move on, don’t … Continue reading

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September 18, 2010 – Desk lamp.

I have one desk, it’s not big enough to hold a lamp…and I own two working desk lamps. Time to RID. I think this lamp is a good example of how we get surrounded by so much stuff. It still … Continue reading

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September 10, 2010 – Bumbershirt.

It’s interesting being an atheist in Texas. Especially when you’ve moved from Seattle. I truly feel like an alien who has landed here sometimes – religion is so pervasive, and so assumed…that people bring it up in conversations that no … Continue reading

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The power of the shipment.

So, the RID project began a few weeks ago — and the first “purge” happened this last week.

I don’t know if I can explain how good it felt to see these items off to their new homes. Continue reading

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